Author stutzbach
Recipients gvanrossum, lemburg, loewis, r.david.murray, scoder, stutzbach, vstinner, zooko
Date 2010-05-08.17:50:20
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In Unicode-agnostic mode, instead of leaving Py_UNICODE, PyUnicodeObject, and many functions undefined, I wonder if it would be sufficient to declare Py_UNICODE like this:

struct PY_UNICODE_TYPE;
typedef struct PY_UNICODE_TYPE Py_UNICODE;

That would allow extensions to pass opaque Py_UNICODE pointers around, but not allow them to dereference the pointers nor evaluate sizeof(Py_UNICODE).

That would make PyUnicodeObject safe, as well as PyUnicode_Encode* and several other functions (anything that doesn't manipulate individual characters, basically).
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