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Python 3.2 has some deadly infection

Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com>:

> What Marko is saying is that by imposing the structuring of unicode on
> the outside (Unix) world of text=byte, significant power is lost.

Mostly I'm saying Python3 will not be able to hide the fact that linux
data consists of bytes. It shouldn't even try. The linux OS outside the
Python process talks bytes, not strings.

A different OS might have different assumptions.