[IronPython] Django, __unicode__, and #20366

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Fri Feb 12 11:23:37 CET 2010


On 12/02/2010 03:37, Dino Viehland wrote:
> And it turns out this works great!  We now pass all of the tests in
> test_str and test_unicode related to calling str/unicode and getting
> the appropriate __str__/__unicode__ method called.  We also now properly
> don't decode strings when you do unicode('foo') so we no longer throw
> for Vernon's exception case where CPython doesn't throw.
>
> So I'm inclined to go with this fix.
>    

That's great news.

Michael
>    
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:users-
>> bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of Dino Viehland
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 9:38 AM
>> To: Discussion of IronPython
>> Subject: Re: [IronPython] Django, __unicode__, and #20366
>>
>> It definitely won't be in 2.6RC1 but could be in 2.6 final (or RC2 or
>> whatever).
>>
>> I'm still looking into Michael's proposed fix of recognizing calls to
>> unicode -
>> it's a little tricky dealing with * and **args calls to it and I got
>> distracted
>> by preparing for PyCon.
>>
>> Hopefully I can finish that up in the next couple of days and see how
>> that
>> works vs. just calling __unicode__ when __str__ gets called.
>>
>>      
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:users-
>>> bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Hardy
>>> Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 9:21 AM
>>> To: Discussion of IronPython
>>> Subject: Re: [IronPython] Django, __unicode__, and #20366
>>>
>>> On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 2:46 PM, Dino Viehland<dinov at microsoft.com>
>>>        
>> wrote:
>>      
>>>> Messing with identity starts to get really scary and I'd rather not
>>>>          
>> go
>>      
>>>> there - I'm sure there will be lots of edge cases which will be
>>>>          
>> broken.
>>      
>>>> I could see is making unicode(foo) do something different.  If you
>>>>          
>> aliased
>>      
>>>> unicode then you'd get str's behavior though but that might be
>>>>          
>> perfectly
>>      
>>>> acceptable.  It's definitely a solution I had not considered and
>>>>          
>> it'd
>>      
>>>> probably fix multiple issues.
>>>>          
>>> Hi Dino,
>>> It looks like this is a major impediment to running Django; the
>>> majority of the test suite failures are because IronPython calls
>>> __str__ instead of __unicode__. Any chance this could be fixed for
>>> 2.6.1? I know it's a big change, but IMHO it's pretty critical as
>>> well.
>>>
>>> - Jeff
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