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Author pitrou
Recipients ajaksu2, amaury.forgeotdarc, benjamin.peterson, collinwinter, eric.smith, ezio.melotti, gvanrossum, jafo, jimjjewett, lemburg, orivej, pitrou, rhettinger
Date 2009-06-05.16:17:26
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> Note that in Python 2.x you don't have such issues because
> there, most tools for text processing will happily work on
> any sort of buffer, so you don't need a string sub-type
> in order to implement e.g. references into another string
> (the buffer type will allow you to do this easily).

The new buffer API has a provision for type flags, although none of them
had a chance to be implemented by the original author before he ran
away...
There could be a type flag for unicode characters and then its support
could be implemented in the memoryview object.
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Date User Action Args
2009-06-05 16:17:28pitrousetrecipients: + pitrou, lemburg, gvanrossum, collinwinter, rhettinger, jafo, jimjjewett, amaury.forgeotdarc, eric.smith, ajaksu2, benjamin.peterson, orivej, ezio.melotti
2009-06-05 16:17:26pitroulinkissue1943 messages
2009-06-05 16:17:26pitroucreate