[docs] [issue27344] zipfile *does* support utf-8 filenames

Daniel Holth report at bugs.python.org
Fri Jun 17 11:08:46 EDT 2016

New submission from Daniel Holth:

The zipfile documentation says "There is no official file name encoding for ZIP files." However ZIP and zipfile supports utf-8 filenames; this has been true for a long time, at least since Python 2.7.

assignee: docs at python
components: Documentation
messages: 268727
nosy: dholth, docs at python
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: zipfile *does* support utf-8 filenames
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.6

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