[Python-3000] Unicode and OS strings
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Sep 16 02:40:05 CEST 2007
On Fri, Sep 14, 2007, "Martin v. L??wis" wrote:
>> And what if we skillfully conserve unknown bytes in a private use or
>> surrogate area and the application author actually knows the encoding
>> and wants correctly decoded strings?
> They can easily roundtrip that then to the encoding that it should have:
> good_string = sys.argv[bad_string_index].\
> encode(sys.argv_encoding, "pua-replace").decode(real_encoding)
That doesn't count as "easily" in my book. What about a sys._argv_orig
containing bytes objects?
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