7 months ago Paul Boddie Renamed the utf8string class to unicode, eliminating the unicode function. This means that the simple case of merely returning an object if it is already a Unicode object no longer occurs when using the unicode callable, but such behaviour might be better supported with more general customised instantiation functionality.
     1 from posix import read     2      3 try:     4     s = read(3, 10)     5 except IOError, exc:     6     print "read(3, 10): input/output error condition", exc.value     7      8 s = read(0, 10)     9 print s