[docs] [issue18870] eval() uses latin-1 to decode str

R. David Murray report at bugs.python.org
Wed Aug 28 21:45:07 CEST 2013

R. David Murray added the comment:

I don't think it is even "won't fix".  Your "workarounds" are just the way you need to feed non-latin1 text into Python2.  Since the default source encoding in python2 is latin-1, and that is documented, I'm not sure what additional documentation you want?

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