[I18n-sig] Modified open() builtin (Re: Python Character Model)
Mon, 12 Feb 2001 09:38:46 -0500
> Other messages in this thread seem to agree that /if/ open() were to
> grow an encoding argument, it should be optional.
What if it were possible to specify the "default" encoding at
configure time, while keeping the argument to open() optional. Ruby does this, as does MySQL, so there *is* precedent.
Tom Emerson Basis Technology Corp.
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