[Numpy-discussion] Bytes vs. Unicode in Python3

René Dudfield renesd@gmail....
Fri Nov 27 08:09:00 CST 2009


On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 1:49 PM, Francesc Alted <faltet@pytables.org> wrote:
> Correct.  But, in addition, we are going to need a new 'bytes' dtype for NumPy
> for Python 3, right?

I think so.  However, I think S is probably closest to bytes... and
maybe S can be reused for bytes... I'm not sure though.

Also, what will a bytes dtype mean within a py2 program context?  Does
it matter if the bytes dtype just fails somehow if used in a py2
program?

cheers,


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