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Author vstinner
Recipients eric.araujo, lemburg, loewis, pitrou, vstinner
Date 2010-05-28.13:09:57
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> I’d be grateful if someone could post links to discussion
> about the removal of codecs like hex and rot13

r55932 (~3 years ago):

"Rip out all codecs that can't work in a unicode/bytes world:
base64, uu, zlib, rot_13, hex, quopri, bz2, string_escape.

However codecs.escape_encode() and codecs.escape_decode()
still exist, as they are used for pickling str8 objects
(so those two functions can go, when the str8 type is removed)."

There were removed 1 year and an half before Python 3.0 release.

> ... and about their coming back

which coming back?
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