[Python-ideas] Unicode surrogateescape [was: Re: Python 3000 TIOBE -3%]
Carl M. Johnson
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Tue Feb 14 21:17:06 CET 2012
On Feb 14, 2012, at 10:04 AM, Jim Jewett wrote:
> But is there a good reason not to change the default errorhandler to
It's a conflict in the Zen:
> Errors should never pass silently.
> Unless explicitly silenced.
OK, so default to strict. But:
> Although practicality beats purity.
Hmm, so maybe do use surrogates. Then again:
> In the face of ambiguity, refuse the temptation to guess.
Grr, I'm not nearly Dutch enough to make sense of this logical conflict!
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