[IPython-dev] Unicode literals in IPython

Sebastian Wiesner basti.wiesner at gmx.net
Wed Dec 10 13:54:44 EST 2008


on my system ipython fails to correctly decode unicode literals:

[2]--> u'ä'
Out[2]: u'\xc3\xa4'

The standard python interpreter handles this correctly and gives u'\xe4' as 

This issue was observed on a Gentoo System with Python 2.6 and IPython 0.9.1.  
The locale setting is "de_DE.utf8", and "sys.stdin.encoding" gives "UTF-8" in 

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