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The idea to rip out the old string only approach was to make
cStringIO more compatible to the file object implementation.

Rather than switching from s# to t#, the cStringIO object
should maintain a binary switch just like the file
object does and then use s# for pseudo files opened
in binary mode (default) and t# for text mode ones.

Note that in any case, Unicode should be explicitly
encoded before writing it to a file. 

Simply switching to t# would cause compatibility 
problems, since a different buffer API would be used
for all input objects.

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