[Python-Dev] Tests and unicode
mwh at python.net
Sun Oct 2 22:32:38 CEST 2005
Reinhold Birkenfeld <reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net> writes:
> I looked whether I could make the test suite pass again
> when compiled with --disable-unicode.
> One problem is that no Unicode escapes can be used since compiling
> the file raises ValueErrors for them. Such strings would have to
> be produced using unichr().
Yeah, I've bumped into this.
> Is this the right way? Or is disabling Unicode not supported any more?
I don't know. More particularly, I don't know if anyone actually uses
a unicode-disabled build. If noone does, we might as well rip the
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