[Python-Dev] FAQ 4.102 has been updated - can someone proofread it?

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 11 Apr 2002 11:22:40 -0400

> Being the Unicode novice that I am, I'd feel better if someone proofread FAQ
> 4.102:
>     http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw.py?req=show&file=faq04.102.htp
> Much appreciated.

Hm, I think you've got the ordering wrong.  Suggestion #1 would be to
fix the application to do explicit encoding/decoding.  Suggestion #2
would be to change the site default encoding by adding a
sitecustomize.py.  I'd leave direct hacking of site.py out of the

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