[Python-Dev] Unicode

Fred L. Drake fdrake@acm.org
Wed, 17 May 2000 07:12:01 -0700 (PDT)


On Wed, 17 May 2000, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
 > the main reason for that is that Python 1.6 doesn't have any way to
 > specify source encodings.  add that, so you no longer have to guess
 > what a string *literal* really is, and that problem goes away.  but

  You seem to be familiar with the Tcl work, so I'll ask you
this question:  Does Tcl have a way to specify source encoding?
I'm not aware of it, but I've only had time to follow the Tcl
world very lightly these past few years.  ;)


  -Fred

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