[Python-Dev] PEP 263 -- Python Source Code Encoding

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 10:57:49 -0500

>>>>> "MAL" == M  <mal@lemburg.com> writes:

    MAL> According to Martin, it is compatible. If it's not we'll make
    MAL> it so :-)

    MAL> Barry ?

I believe so, although I haven't ever used this trick to specify the
file's encoding.  In some quick tests, at least XEmacs doesn't bomb
out on it (if I stick a real encoding in for <encoding name>).