[Python-Dev] Memory Error the right error for coding cookie promise violation?

Bengt Richter bokr at oz.net
Tue Feb 21 07:53:41 CET 2006

Perhaps a more informative message would be nice.
Here's an easy way to trigger it:

 >>> compile("#-*- coding: ascii -*-\nprint 'ab%c'\n"%0x80, '','exec')
 Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?

Bengt Richter

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