Author r.david.murray
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transform/untransform has approval-in-principle, adding encode/decode to the type that doesn't have them has been explicitly (and repeatedly :) rejected.

(I don't know about anybody else, but at this point I have written code that assumes that if an object has an 'encode' method, calling it will get me a bytes, and vice versa with 'decode'...an assumption I know is not "safe", but that I feel is useful duck typing in the contexts in which I used it.)

Nick wants a PEP, other people have said a PEP isn't necessary.  What is certainly necessary is for someone to pick up the ball and run with it.
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