[I18n-sig] Re: Unicode debate

Fredrik Lundh Fredrik Lundh" <effbot@telia.com
Wed, 3 May 2000 09:34:51 +0200

Ka-Ping Yee <ping@lfw.org> wrote:
> So -- what's the philosophy, Guido?  Are we committed to "everything
> is comparable" (well, "all built-in types are comparable") or not?

in 1.6a2, obviously not:

>>> aUnicodeString < an8bitString
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
UnicodeError: UTF-8 decoding error: unexpected code byte

in 1.6a3, maybe.