[BangPypers] converting utf to octal
lawgon at au-kbc.org
Tue Nov 23 12:42:20 CET 2010
On Tue, 2010-11-23 at 19:21 +0800, Senthil Kumaran wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 7:05 PM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org>
> > say I have an indic (tamil) string like நான். This is actually
> > represented by the following:
> > 0x0ba8,0x0bbe,0x0ba9,0x0bcd.
> Under which encoding?
I am not sure - this was what the unicode chart gives
> > 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:
but this gives 12 groups - I require 4
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