[New-bugs-announce] [issue10733] plistlib rejects strings containing control characters

Mitchell Model report at bugs.python.org
Sat Dec 18 20:40:01 CET 2010

New submission from Mitchell Model <mlm at acm.org>:

plistlib rejects control characters found in XML plists that Apple's 'plutil lint' accepts. I have attached my Terminal preferences as an example. (plistlib accepts the contents of the default Terminal preferences file)

assignee: ronaldoussoren
components: Library (Lib), Macintosh
files: com.apple.Terminal.plist
messages: 124311
nosy: MLModel, ronaldoussoren
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: plistlib rejects strings containing control characters
type: behavior
versions: Python 2.6, Python 2.7, Python 3.1
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file20104/com.apple.Terminal.plist

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