[I18n-sig] How does Python Unicode treat surrogates?

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Sun, 24 Jun 2001 20:37:02 +0200

> It is not an option because we chose Unicode as our basis for 
> i18n work and not the ISO 10646 Uniform Character Set.

Please speak for yourself only.

> > And why can't Python support the two standards simultaneously?
> Why would you want to support two standards for the same thing ?

Because they are almost identical.