When will Python 3 be fully deployed
rami.chowdhury at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 19:28:40 CET 2009
On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 09:53, Nobody <nobody at nowhere.com> wrote:
> I'm sure that the Unicode approach works great on Windows, where wchar_t
> is so pervasive that Microsoft may as well have just redefined "char"
> (even to the point of preferring UTF-16-LE for text files over UTF-8,
> ASCII-compatibility be damned).
> But on Unix, it's a square-peg-round-hole situation.
I dunno, I find it rather useful not to have to faff about with
encoding to/from when working with non-ASCII files (with non-ASCII
filenames) on Linux.
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