Bug#833375: python3-debian: Cannot parse input of bytes under Python 3

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Mon Dec 26 10:41:06 UTC 2016

Stuart Prescott wrote:

> I'm very suspicious of automagical decoding from bytes to strings -- it is 
> asking for trouble.

ACK and completely agree with your comments regarding Python 2/3 and bytes/str
etc. etc.

> I'd appreciate it if you could test it to confirm that it does indeed solve
> your use case.

Unfortunately, I've lost my testcase from this summer. It was *something* to
do with https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=833738, but I can't
be sure now :)


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