[I18n-sig] Re: [Python-Dev] Unicode debate

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 01 May 2000 14:52:04 -0400

> Guido van Rossum writes:
>  > OK.  I really meant recoding in UTF-8 -- I maintain that there are
>  > lots of forces that prevent recoding most ISO-2022-JP documents in
>  > UTF-8.

[Tom Emerson]
> Such as?

The standard forces that work against all change -- existing tools,
user habits, compatibility, etc.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)