Author giampaolo.rodola
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Date 2020-01-21.22:31:19
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Yes, thanks. Whoever got bit by this is either getting an exception or not the intended behavior (due to failed string comparison). I doubt anybody is relying on the new type checking since it's not documented. If they are, they are probably just doing:

    def callback(name, names):
        if not isinstance(name, str):  # bugfix 3.8
            name =
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