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Author lemburg
Recipients Arfrever, ezio.melotti, gregory.p.smith, lemburg, loewis, pitrou, vstinner
Date 2010-07-29.07:56:22
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Ezio Melotti wrote:
> Ezio Melotti <> added the comment:
> A quick search[0] also shows that is used by several projects. Changing it from str to bytes will most likely break these programs, so I'm not sure it's a good idea.
> Also, if I understand correctly, on Windows still contains str, so it's inconsistent with other systems.
> IMHO should contain str, whereas bytes. If they must share the same data I would prefer them to be both str.
> [0]:

Direct use of is not permitted as it is not a documented
feature, so I wouldn't worry about this.

The few uses you found are easy to fix.
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2010-07-29 07:56:24lemburgsetrecipients: + lemburg, loewis, gregory.p.smith, pitrou, vstinner, ezio.melotti, Arfrever
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