Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients ezio.melotti, lemburg, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2017-03-10.16:17:40
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I think using with a non-text codecs is a legit use case, but is not the best way. I suggest:

1) Encourage of using rather than for text encodings. was recommended way since it worked in all Python versions, including <2.6, but now we can ignore this advantage.

2) Discourage of using non-text codecs.

3) Deprecate (may be after EOL for Python 2.7).
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