[PD] request for objections: any2string -> unsigned char

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Sat Jan 17 21:27:41 CET 2009

On Sat, 17 Jan 2009, Bryan Jurish wrote:

> OK.  I guess I'll make unsigned values the default for [any2string] 
> then, postponing the issue of name change to [any2bytes] rsp. 
> [bytes2any] to a hypothetical future in which the "string" suffix 
> implies unicode or other non-byte-oriented representation.

Make an alias to [any2bytes] anyway, and encourage people to make the 
distinction right away, so that [any2string] in the future would take care 
of encodings while [any2bytes] would not.

Or else, [any2string] could take an argument for the charset, maybe.

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