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Author ncoghlan
Recipients barry, ethan.furman, josh.r, martin.panter, ncoghlan, r.david.murray, serhiy.storchaka, terry.reedy
Date 2014-03-29.02:55:30
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The fill() name makes more sense for the bytearray variant, it is just provided on bytes as well for consistency. As Serhiy notes above, the current behaviour is almost certainly just a holdover from the original "mutable bytes" design that didn't survive into the initial 3.0 release.
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