[Python-Dev] international python

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Sep 9 16:45:44 CEST 2005

Le vendredi 09 septembre 2005 à 23:09 +1000, Neil Hodgson a écrit :
> Antoine Pitrou:
> > As for seamless unicode support, there are also problems sometimes with
> > filenames and filepaths: see e.g.
> > https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=1283895&group_id=5470&atid=105470
>    This bug report is using byte string arguments causing byte string
> processing rather than unicode calls with unicode processing. Windows
> code that may encounter file paths outside the default locale should
> stick to unicode for paths. Try converting os.curdir to unicode before
> calling other functions:
> os.path.abspath(unicode(os.curdir))

I don't have a Windows machine at hand right now to test it, but, even
if this solution works, it breaks the principle of least astonishment:
os.path.abspath() should do the Right Thing regardless of what the
current locale is.



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