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Author ideasman42
Recipients SilentGhost, benhoyt, ideasman42, mont29, paul.moore, serhiy.storchaka, steve.dower, tim.golden, vstinner, zach.ware
Date 2015-12-21.07:37:12
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@haypo, I checked available info online and couldn't find any reference to byte file-paths were deprecated since Python3.2.

On the contrary, the 3.2 release notes [0] state:

 "countless fixes regarding bytes/string issues; among them full support for a bytes environment (filenames, environment variables)"

Also docs for open 3.2 [1] and 3.5 [2] say that byte filenames are supported with no mention of deprecation.

Since this is already working properly in 3.5 for other systems besides ms-windows, and worked in 3.4x.
Dropping support on a single platform seems a rather problematic regression.


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