[Python-Dev] getting the UCS-2 representation of a unicode object

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Sun, 19 May 2002 15:25:26 +0200

Andreas Jung wrote:
> Py_BuildValue() allows the usage of "u" or "u#" to convert UCS-2
> data into a Python unicode object, however Py_ParseTuple() converts
> a unicode object to UTF-16. Is this an error in the documentation
> or why is there a asymmmetry in the API?

Sounds like a documentation bug: it should be UCS-2 since that's
what's used as internal data represenation in narrow Unicode
builds (the default).

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