[Python-Dev] Embedded python on Win2K, import failures

Martin v. L÷wis martin@v.loewis.de
12 Apr 2003 14:31:07 +0200

"M.-A. Lemburg" <mal@lemburg.com> writes:

> The codec machinery was carefully designed not to introduce
> extra overhead when not using Unicode in programs. The above
> approach pretty much kills this effort :-)

This effort is dead already. For example, on Unix, the file system
default encoding is initialized from the user's preference; to verify
that the encoding really exists, a codec lookup is performed.