[Chicago] understanding unicode problems

Carl Karsten carl at personnelware.com
Thu Nov 15 23:13:42 CET 2007

of course now a unicode problem just hit me.

i use the  django admin to enter  Ivan Krstic'
and reportlab spits out: http://dev.personnelware.com/carl/a/IvanK1.pdf

so pretty much 100% python.

I am told:

 > Make sure that you are using utf-8 and not some other encoding, such as
 > latin-1.

But I really don't know what that means, nor do I even know how to debug this.

Carl K

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