[Python-Dev] Unicode debate

Andrew M. Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Wed, 3 May 2000 10:12:06 -0400 (EDT)

Guido van Rossum writes:
>been on the wish list for a long time -- I see no way to introduce
>this into Python 1.6 without totally botching the release schedule
>(June 1st is very close already!).  I'd like to be able to move on,

My suggested criterion is that 1.6 not screw things up in a way that
we'll regret when 1.7 rolls around.  UTF-8 probably does back us into
a corner that 

(And can we choose a mailing list for discussing this and stick to it?
 This is being cross-posted to three lists: python-dev, i18-sig, and
 xml-sig!  i18-sig only, maybe?  Or string-sig?)

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