Guido van Rossum writes: > OK. I really meant recoding in UTF-8 -- I maintain that there are > lots of forces that prevent recoding most ISO-2022-JP documents in > UTF-8. Such as? -- Tom Emerson Basis Technology Corp. Language Hacker http://www.basistech.com "Beware the lollipop of mediocrity: lick it once and you suck forever"