[Python-Dev] Relaxing Unicode error handling
aleax at aleax.it
Sat Jan 3 11:15:06 EST 2004
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On Jan 3, 2004, at 3:33 PM, Hye-Shik Chang wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 12:44:52PM +0100, Martin v. Loewis wrote:
>> People keep complaining that they get Unicode errors
>> when funny characters start showing up in their inputs.
>> In some cases, these people would apparantly be happy
>> if Python would just "keep going", IOW, they want to
>> get moji-bake (garbled characters), instead of
>> exceptions that abort their applications.
>> I'd like to add a static property unicode.errorhandling,
> I'd like to see this feature in python very much. :)
I agree it would be an enhancement.
> But don't we keep these sort of variables in sys module?
Why would it need to be a module top-level variable? As it strongly
relates to a single, specific type, making it an attribute of the type
feels MUCH better to me.
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