[Python-3000] string module trimming

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Apr 18 01:07:09 CEST 2007

On 4/17/07, Jim Jewett <jimjjewett at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are also reasons to want only "local" letters.  For example, in
> a French interface, I might want to include the extra French letters,
> but not the Greek.

The Unicode world doesn't support this directly AFAIK. The locale
module doesn't deal with Unicode, only with 8-bit characters (not
multi-byte characters). You'll lose this anyway. Certainly
string.letters is not going to provide this functionality.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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