[Python-Dev] Re: Regression in unicodestr.encode()?

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 10 Apr 2002 11:42:07 -0400


> Python being 8-bit clean, it is less a problem with it than with languages
> much relying on NUL terminated C strings.  I hope that Python will stick
> to its current UTF-8 behaviour, even if C extension writers were applying
> some pressure for a change.

Python won't change its story here.  (We *will* get to the bottom of
Barry's bug, which had nothing to do with this issue.)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)