Cult-like behaviour [was Re: Kindness]

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Sun Jul 15 20:18:07 EDT 2018

On Sun, 15 Jul 2018 16:08:15 -0700, Jim Lee wrote:

> Python3 is intrinsically tied to Unicode for string handling. Therefore,
> the Python programmer is forced to deal with it (in all but trivial
> cases), rather than given a choice.  So I don't understand how I can
> illustrate my point with Python code since Python won't let me deal with
> strings without also dealing with Unicode.


b"Look ma, a Python 2 style ASCII string."

Steven D'Aprano
"Ever since I learned about confirmation bias, I've been seeing
it everywhere." -- Jon Ronson

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