[Python-Dev] bsddb module and unicode - is it worth it?
Martin v. Loewis
09 May 2002 09:48:12 +0200
Skip Montanaro <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I just noticed the bsddb module barfs on Unicode objects. Is it worth
> updating it to handle them transparently? Or does the "explicit is better
> than implicit" rubric hold here?
bsddb implements a byte-string keys, byte-string values mapping; see
If you want anything else (such as text), you'll need to use shelve,
or define your own mapping from bytes to your data types.