Author serhiy.storchaka
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Date 2016-12-18.11:42:06
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No, it is not easy to implement. Currently bytes.fromhex() works only with ASCII strings and can just iterate over char*.

If add support of non-ASCII whitespaces, we should add a support of non-ASCII digits, as in float(). This looks excessive.

In case if there is a case for this, we rather would expose _PyUnicode_TransformDecimalAndSpaceToASCII() in Python level.

In general fromhex.patch LGTM, but please add versionchanged directives and document the change in What's New.
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