On Oct 24, 2008, at 3:24 PM, Benji York wrote:

> Is there a good reason blobs don't support "b" or "t" in the mode
> strings passed to "open"?  I'm refactoring some code that expects a
> file-like object to use blobs and it wants to pass "wb" as the mode
> (which is a sane thing to do).

Blobs are implicitly binary. (Note the "B" in Blob.)

> I'll add support for "b" and "t" to the blob code if no one objects.

I object.

BTW, this questions should have been asked o zodb-dev.


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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