[Python-Dev] -U flag

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Mon, 11 Feb 2002 19:29:04 +0100

Skip Montanaro wrote:
> (I think we've had this discussion before...)
>     MAL> Wait... the -U option was added in order to be able to see how well
>     MAL> the 8-bit string / Unicode integration works. It's a know fact that
>     MAL> the Python standard lib is not Unicode compatible yet and that's
>     MAL> exactly what the -U option allows you to test (in a very simple
>     MAL> way).
> If -U is really just a "test" flag, I don't think it should show up in
> "python -h" output.

If noone objects, I'll remove the flag from the -h output. Ok ?

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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