[Python-3000] How will unicode get used?

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at knm.org.pl
Thu Sep 21 01:13:56 CEST 2006

"Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org> writes:

> Even if CPython 3.0 supports a dynamic choice (which some are
> proposing) then the *language* will still make it implementation
> dependent because of Jython and IronPython, where the only choice
> is UTF-16 (or UCS-2, depending the attitude towards surrogates).

Jython and IronPython could use a dual UCS-2 / UTF-32 encoding
(with some work and interoperability overhead I admit).

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