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Author pitrou
Recipients chris.jerdonek, docs@python, eric.araujo, ezio.melotti, pitrou, terry.reedy
Date 2012-11-23.20:26:14
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"Buffer protocol" is the right term. "Buffer object" doesn't mean anything in Python 3 and, furthermore, it might be mixed up with the Python 2 `buffer` type.

As for the error messages, they are generally very bad on this topic, so I would vote to change them :-)
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