[I18n-sig] Useful resources available now
Tue, 08 Feb 2000 18:45:20 +0200
"M.-A. Lemburg" wrote:
> FYI, Python 1.6 will have native Unicode support.
yes. unfortunately, i did not know about this at the time of publishing
pynicode. now i see that i was reinventing the same things that are
listed in your proposal at
http://starship.skyport.net/~lemburg/unicode-proposal.txt sorry for
by the way, don't you think that standard codecs should include _all_
iso8859 encodings? MS Windows codepages?
> no need to duplicate work in that area... better wait until
> the first versions ship and then build on top of the
> existing implementation, IMHO anyways ;-)
i think that it would be nice to have a compatible (maybe less
functional) stand-alone module as a temporary solution until Python 1.6
is released. as far as i remember, about a half of that resource list
was published within last half of a year. today i have met another one:
such frequency of different modules appearing testifies that charset
conversion is badly needed, as soon as possible.