[SUSPICIOUS MESSAGE] Re: Cult-like behaviour [was Re: Kindness]

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Jul 16 15:04:53 EDT 2018


On 7/16/2018 10:54 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 16 July 2018 10:24:28 Marko Rauhamaa wrote:

>> Plus the bytes syntax is really ugly. I wish Python3 had reserved
>> '...' for byte strings and "..." for UTF-32 strings.

Aside from the fact that Python3 strings are not UTF-32 strings,
this would have broken all the code that used '' and "" interchangeably 
and prohibited such conveniences as "In formal English, do not use 
don't, isn't, and ain't."

>  From a lurker, that does sound usefull. The next PEP maybe?

I hope you are joking or teasing Marko.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy



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