[I18n-sig] Support for "wide" Unicode characters

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Fri, 29 Jun 2001 01:28:17 +0200

> IMO, unicode(), u.encode() and the \U notation should all use
> 'strict' ...  and perhaps the exception messages produced by the
> narrow build could be marketing-aligned and point the punter to the
> wide build.

Both unicode and u.encode support an optional errors parameter, for
which Guido proposed to accept an additional value of "lenient". The
default is "strict".