[I18n-sig] IANA names for character set encodings?

Bill Janssen janssen@parc.xerox.com
Mon, 11 Feb 2002 16:40:41 PST

> Looking at the IANA listing it seems rather lengthy. What I'm
> worried about is that Python startup time will get worse for
> programs using codecs (I sometimes wish Python had a builtin
> on-disk registry where we could put static data like this).

The URL I cited has such an alias listing -- not too bad.  Or it could
be in an alternate module iana-charset-names, or some such, to be
loaded on demand.