[Python-Dev] UCS2/UCS4 default

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Jul 3 19:33:23 CEST 2008

> 1. System is NOT memory limited (i.e. most desktops): use a UCS-4 Python
> build, which is what most Linux distributions do (I'm not sure about the
> pydotorg provided Windows or Mac OS X builds).

The Windows builds must continue to use a two-byte representation, as
otherwise PythonWin will break (and anything else that tries to pass
Unicode strings directly to a Win32 *W function).


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