On 2009-08-25 13:29 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 11:10 AM, Robert Kernrobert.email@example.com wrote:
On 2009-08-25 12:37 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
In retrospect, it should have been called sys._setdefaultencoding(). That sends an extra signal that it's not meant for general use.
Considering all of the sys._getframe() hacks out there, I suspect that this would encourage more abuse of the function than the current situation.
Why? It would still be deleted by site.py.
Ah, yes. You're right. For whatever reason I thought it lived as site.setdefaultencoding() when I read your message and thought that you were proposing to move it to sys. Never mind me.