tf.compat.as_text

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Converts any string-like python input types to unicode.

Aliases: tf.compat.as_str

tf.compat.as_text(
    bytes_or_text,
    encoding='utf-8'
)

Returns the input as a unicode string. Uses utf-8 encoding for text by default.

Args:

  • bytes_or_text: A bytes, str, or unicode object.
  • encoding: A string indicating the charset for decoding unicode.

Returns:

A unicode (Python 2) or str (Python 3) object.

Raises:

  • TypeError: If bytes_or_text is not a binary or unicode string.

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