Some information about locale (was Re: [Python-Dev] repr vs. str and locales again)

Fredrik Lundh Fredrik Lundh" <
Mon, 22 May 2000 17:13:58 +0200

Peter Funk wrote:
> Conclusion:  If the 'locale' module would ever become depreciated  
> then ...ummm...  we poor mortals will simply have to add a line
> 'import readline' to our Python programs.  Nifty... ;-)

won't help if python is changed to use the *unicode*
ctype functions...

...but on the other hand, if you use unicode strings for
anything that is not plain ASCII, upper and friends will
do the right thing even if you forget to import readline.