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

Peter Funk pf@artcom-gmbh.de
Tue, 2 May 2000 11:09:11 +0200 (MEST)

Ka-Ping Yee:
> I'll warn you that i'm not much experienced or well-informed, but
> i suppose i might as well toss in my naive opinion.
> If it turns out automatic conversions *are* absolutely necessary,
> then i vote in favour of the simple, direct method promoted by Paul
> and Fredrik: just copy the numerical values of the bytes.  The fact
> that this happens to correspond to Latin-1 is not really the point;
> the main reason is that it satisfies the Principle of Least Surprise.

I aggree with Just, Paul, Fredrik and Ping.

Regards, Peter