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

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Wed, 07 Aug 2002 21:51:59 +0200

Martin v. Loewis wrote:
> "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.

Agreed, but if you want to port an existing application to
the Unicode world, it sometimes helps.

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