[Python-checkins] bpo-44522: Fix inaccurate information in open() function (GH-27650)

ambv webhook-mailer at python.org
Mon Aug 9 10:15:03 EDT 2021


https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/b05e9b63fcfcd4bd7a6434fa9f9a7028d12f91c4
commit: b05e9b63fcfcd4bd7a6434fa9f9a7028d12f91c4
branch: main
author: meowmeowmeowcat <meowmeowcat1211 at gmail.com>
committer: ambv <lukasz at langa.pl>
date: 2021-08-09T16:14:54+02:00
summary:

bpo-44522: Fix inaccurate information in open() function (GH-27650)

- Use "Low surrogate code units" instead of "Unicode Private Use Area"

files:
M Doc/library/functions.rst

diff --git a/Doc/library/functions.rst b/Doc/library/functions.rst
index f99ea889ffe1e..652e30c6088ad 100644
--- a/Doc/library/functions.rst
+++ b/Doc/library/functions.rst
@@ -1208,9 +1208,9 @@ are always available.  They are listed here in alphabetical order.
    * ``'replace'`` causes a replacement marker (such as ``'?'``) to be inserted
      where there is malformed data.
 
-   * ``'surrogateescape'`` will represent any incorrect bytes as code
-     points in the Unicode Private Use Area ranging from U+DC80 to
-     U+DCFF.  These private code points will then be turned back into
+   * ``'surrogateescape'`` will represent any incorrect bytes as low
+     surrogate code units ranging from U+DC80 to U+DCFF.
+     These surrogate code units will then be turned back into
      the same bytes when the ``surrogateescape`` error handler is used
      when writing data.  This is useful for processing files in an
      unknown encoding.



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