[Python-Dev] PEP 293, Codec Error Handling Callbacks

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 05 Aug 2002 11:27:00 -0400

> Walter has written a pretty good test suite for the patch
> and I have a good feeling about it. I'd like Walter to check
> it into CVS and then see whether the alpha tests bring up any
> quirks. The patch only touches the codecs and adds some new
> exceptions. There are no other changes involved.
> I think that together with PEP 263 (source code encoding) this
> is a great step forward in Python's i18n capabilities.
> BTW, the test script contains some examples of how to put the
> error callbacks to use:
> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/download.php?group_id=5470&atid=305470&file_id=27815&aid=432401

Sounds like a plan then.

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