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Author loewis
Recipients georg.brandl, loewis, mgiuca
Date 2008-08-16.09:22:33
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> 2. Rename "tostring" and "fromstring" methods to "tobytes" and
> "frombytes". I think this is quite important as the value being returned
> can no longer be described as a "string".

I'm not a native speaker (of English), but my understanding is that the
noun "string", in itself, can very well be used to describe this type:
the result is a "byte string", as opposed to a "character string".
Merriam-Webster's seems to agree; meaning 5b(2) is "a sequence of like
items (as bits, characters, or words)"
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2008-08-16 09:22:35loewissetrecipients: + loewis, georg.brandl, mgiuca
2008-08-16 09:22:34loewislinkissue3565 messages
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