This issue tracker has been migrated to GitHub, and is currently read-only.
For more information, see the GitHub FAQs in the Python's Developer Guide.

Author vstinner
Recipients benjamin.peterson, flox, georg.brandl, lemburg, loewis, vstinner
Date 2010-05-28.13:48:54
SpamBayes Score 0.0398141
Marked as misclassified No
Message-id <>
Explanation the change in Python3 by Guido:

"We are adopting a slightly different approach to codecs: while in Python 2, codecs can accept either Unicode or 8-bits as input and produce either as output, in Py3k, encoding is always a translation from a Unicode (text) string to an array of bytes, and decoding always goes the opposite direction. This means that we had to drop a few codecs that don't fit in this model, for example rot13, base64 and bz2 (those conversions are still supported, just not through the encode/decode API)."


See also issue #8838.
Date User Action Args
2010-05-28 13:48:56vstinnersetrecipients: + vstinner, lemburg, loewis, georg.brandl, benjamin.peterson, flox
2010-05-28 13:48:56vstinnersetmessageid: <>
2010-05-28 13:48:54vstinnerlinkissue7475 messages
2010-05-28 13:48:54vstinnercreate