Author ncoghlan
Recipients ezio.melotti, flox, ncoghlan
Date 2013-04-25.07:47:11
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Here's an example of the specific type errors raised by additional checks in the text-encoding specific methods. I believe the main improvement needed here is to mention the encoding name in the exception message:

"example".encode("rot_13")
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
TypeError: encoder did not return a bytes object (type=str)


b'BZh91AY&SY\xc1uvK\x00\x00\x01F\x80\x00\x10\x00"\x04\x00\x00\x10 \x000\xcd\x00\xc1\xa0P\xe2\xeeH\xa7\n\x12\x18.\xae\xc9`'.decode("bz2_codec")
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
TypeError: decoder did not return a str object (type=bytes)
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