[New-bugs-announce] [issue6521] Contradictory documentation for email.mime.text.MIMEText

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Sun Jul 19 15:19:41 CEST 2009

New submission from Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr>:

It is not obvious whether encoding of an unicode argument will happen or

« [...] No guessing or encoding is performed on the text data.

Changed in version 2.4: The previously deprecated _encoding argument has
been removed. Encoding happens implicitly based on the _charset argument. »


assignee: georg.brandl
components: Documentation
messages: 90711
nosy: georg.brandl, pitrou
severity: normal
stage: needs patch
status: open
title: Contradictory documentation for email.mime.text.MIMEText
versions: Python 2.6, Python 2.7, Python 3.1, Python 3.2

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