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Author terry.reedy
Recipients benjamin.peterson, daniel.urban, docs@python, eric.snow, ezio.melotti,, meador.inge, python-dev, sandro.tosi, serhiy.storchaka, takluyver, terry.reedy, yselivanov
Date 2014-02-18.02:33:31
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The problem of the first iterator pair token being discarded is the subject of #8478. Consider that part of this issue as being closed as a duplicate.

The issue of a string being returned if there is no encoding should have been opened as a separate issue, and it was in #16223. I explain there why I think the behavior should be left as is and the docstring changed, and the doc clarified.
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2014-02-18 02:33:32terry.reedysetrecipients: + terry.reedy, benjamin.peterson, ezio.melotti, meador.inge, daniel.urban, sandro.tosi, docs@python, python-dev, eric.snow, takluyver,, serhiy.storchaka, yselivanov
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