[BangPypers] converting utf to octal

Senthil Kumaran orsenthil at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 12:21:41 CET 2010

On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 7:05 PM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org> wrote:
> say I have an indic (tamil) string like நான். This is actually
> represented by the following:
> 0x0ba8,0x0bbe,0x0ba9,0x0bcd.

Under which encoding?

> How can I convert the above string into
> these characters - or at least into base 10 integers?

If you use utf-8 encoding, it goes like this:

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
str1 = u"நான்"
print repr(str1.encode('utf-8'))

# output:


You can try/test things here:


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