[issue9377] socket, PEP 383: Mishandling of non-ASCII bytes in host/domain names
Martin v. Löwis
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Wed Oct 20 21:49:50 CEST 2010
Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:
> Also, if GetComputerNameEx() only offers a choice of DNS names or
> NetBIOS names, and both are byte-oriented underneath (that was my
> reading of the "Computer Names" page), then presumably there
> shouldn't be a problem with mapping the result to a bytes
> equivalent when necessary?
They aren't byte-oriented underneath.It depends on whether use
GetComputerNameA or GetComputerNameW whether you get bytes or Unicode.
If bytes, they are converted as if by WideCharToMultiByte using
CP_ACP, which in turn will introduce question marks and the like
for unconvertable characters.
title: socket, PEP 383: Mishandling of non-ASCII bytes in host/domain names -> socket, PEP 383: Mishandling of non-ASCII bytes in host/domain names
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