[Python-Dev] How to add an encoding alias?
Guido van Rossum
Thu, 26 Sep 2002 16:03:05 -0400
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > import encodings.aliases
> > encodings.aliases.aliases['ansi-x3-4-1968'] = 'ascii'
> In order for the lookup to work, you have to replace hyphens
> with underscores; see the top of aliases.py.
Good catch! Then my "fix" to aliases.py was also wrong.
Would it make sense to change the lookup function to convert *all*
punctuation to underscores before doing the lookup? (Then this one
would actually have worked...)
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)