Author r.david.murray
Recipients Guillaume.Bouchard, docs@python, pitrou, r.david.murray
Date 2011-12-06.14:30:26
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A diff would be great.

We try to use warnings sparingly, and I don't think this is a case that warrants it.  Possibly a .. note is worthwhile, perhaps with an example for the bytes case, but even that may be too much.

I also wouldn't use the wording "is totally different from what you would expect", since by now I do expect it :).  How about something like "the result will not be the decoded version of the bytes, but instead will be the repr of the object", with a cross link to repr.
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