Martijn Faassen wrote:
Apart from that, we can also talk to the distutils/setuptools people and raise this issue again. It's a fundamental problem with binary eggs that use unicode as long as Python ships with this configuration option. I'll send off a mail on this to the distutils SIG.
Good idea. Thanks for taking care of it.
It may no longer fit into the 2.5 time frame, but it's still a problem that needs to be solved some time...