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

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
05 Aug 2002 22:08:43 +0200

Oren Tirosh <oren-py-d@hishome.net> writes:

> Charmap entries can currently be None, an integer or a unicode string. I
> suggest adding another option: a function or other callable.

That helps only for a subset of all codecs (the charmap based ones),
and thus is unacceptable. I want it to work for, say, big5 also.