[Python-Dev] Do I misunderstand how codecs.EncodedFile is supposed to work?

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
07 Aug 2002 20:11:46 +0200

"M.-A. Lemburg" <mal@lemburg.com> writes:

> It's not a class, just a helper for StreamRecoder. It's purpose
> is to provide an easy way of saying "the inside world is encoding
> X while the outside world uses Y":

In a well-designed designed application, you should not need to say
this. The inside world should use Unicode objects.