[Python-Dev] Divorcing str and unicode (no more implicit conversions).

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Oct 3 17:12:04 CEST 2005

Jim Fulton wrote:

> I would argue that it's evil to change the default encoding
> in the first place, except in this case to disable implicit
> encoding or decoding.

absolutely.  unfortunately, all attempts to add such information to the
sys module documentation seem to have failed...

(last time I tried, I seem to remember that someone argued that "it's
there, so it should be documented in a neutral fashion")


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