[IPython-dev] IPython, Python 3.x, pyout, data

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Mon Mar 11 13:59:31 CDT 2013


On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 11:55 AM, Dino Viehland <dinov@microsoft.com> wrote:

>  Quick question on the data in pyout on Python 3.x.  It appears that when
> I get image/png data coming from matplotlib that the value is a string.  I
> can successfully encode the data with utf8 and then apply the base 64
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> I’m just surprised this isn’t already in bytes on Python 3.x, is there a
> reason why it’s a Unicode string?
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JSON doesn't support binary data, so all binary data is b64-encoded.


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