[Python-Dev] Unicode Imports

David Hopwood david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Sep 9 17:26:03 CEST 2006

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Nick Coghlan schrieb:
>>So this is taking something that *already works properly on POSIX
>>systems* and making it work on Windows as well.
> I doubt it does without side effects. For example, an application that
> would go through sys.path, and encode everything with
> sys.getfilesystemencoding() currently works, but will break if the patch
> is applied and non-mbcs strings are put on sys.path.

Huh? It won't break on any path for which it is not already broken.

You seem to be saying "Paths with non-mbcs strings shouldn't work on Windows,
because they haven't worked in the past."

David Hopwood <david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk>

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