[Python-Dev] Unicode Imports

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Thu Sep 7 19:53:03 CEST 2006

On Friday 08 September 2006 02:56, Kristján V. Jónsson wrote:
> Hello All.
> I just added patch 1552880 to sourceforge.  It is a patch for 2.6 (and 2.5)
> which allows unicode paths in sys.path and uses the unicode file api on
> windows. This is tried and tested on 2.5, and backported to 2.3 and is
> currently running on clients in china and esewhere.  It is minimally
> intrusive to the inporting mechanism, at the cost of some string conversion
> overhead (to utf8 and then back to unicode).

As this can't be considered a bugfix (that I can see), I'd be against it being 
checked into 2.5. 

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