[Twisted-Python] twisted.internet.abstract.FileDescription.write vs unicode

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Mon Jul 12 18:55:12 EDT 2004

On Jul 12, 2004, at 6:30 PM, Jeff Bowden wrote:

> Is there a good reason for 
> twisted.internet.abstract.FileDescription.write to require 
> isinstance(data, str) rather than also allowing isinstance(type, 
> unicode)??

Yeah, unicode doesn't have a designated wire format and Python's 
default encoding choice is generally VERY stupid (usually ascii or 
latin-1) which leads to hard to detect bugs.

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