Japanese codecs (was Re: [Python-Dev] PEP 263 -- Python Source Code Encoding)

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 17:53:55 -0500

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

    MAL> Why not simply make the installation a configure option ?

    MAL> We could easily extend setup.py to grab the tarball from 
    MAL> the web in case it is needed.

That's another option.  Certainly stuff like that is becoming fairly
common for installers these days.
    >> I bet we'd win some Ruby converts if we did this <wink>.  For
    >> reference, I'm thinking about including the Japanese and
    >> Chinese codecs with MM2.1 because it makes little sense to
    >> claim support for those languages without them.

    MAL> Agreed.