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Author martin.panter
Recipients benjamin.peterson, docs@python, martin.panter, r.david.murray, zbysz
Date 2014-04-17.05:08:45
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This is closely related to Issue 16349. If format strings were explicitly allowed to be byte strings there would be less conflict, but documenting the data type of the “format” attribute is better than nothing.
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