[Catalog-sig] More documentation for setup meta-data

Richard Jones rjones@ekit-inc.com
Thu, 27 Feb 2003 14:57:01 +1100

On Thu, 27 Feb 2003 2:45 pm, Stuart Bishop wrote:
> If Unicode is supported, the trick would actually be to make sure that
> distutils
> and web forms submit the data in the correct encoding. I think adding
> a <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
> tag to the main template and making distutils do a foo.encode('utf8') on
> Unicode strings would be all that is required (and sqllite wouldn't
> know the
> difference).

As far as I can tell, unicode strings are coerced into ASCII when stored in