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Python 3.2 has some deadly infection

On 05/06/2014 18:16, Ian Kelly wrote:
> How should e.g. bytes.upper() be implemented then?  The correct
> behavior is entirely dependent on the encoding.  Python 2 just assumes
> ASCII, which at best will correctly upper-case some subset of the
> string and leave the rest unchanged, and at worst could corrupt the
> string entirely.  There are some things that were dropped that should
> not have been, but my impression is that those are being worked on,
> for example % formatting in PEP 461.
bytes.upper should have done exactly what str.upper in python 2 did; that way we 
could have at least continued to do the wrong thing :)
Robin Becker