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

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 15:41:53 -0600

    Martin> If the default encoding is ASCII, and you have a 8-bit
    Martin> character, the compiler will emit a warning if it is enhanced to
    Martin> follow PEP 263. So what were you getting at?

I was thinking about strings used as byte containers for non-character data.