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Author vstinner
Recipients docs@python, eric.araujo, georg.brandl, lemburg, vstinner
Date 2010-06-07.23:04:51
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> There's no way for a buffer compatible object to tell the
> arg parser that it is storing text data.

I think that the buffer protocol targets byte strings/arrays, and that unicode type should be enough.

If applications have to exchange text data, they use utf8, which is a byte string. I don't see the use case. Open a discussion on python-dev if you would like to continue the discussion because this issue is closed.
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