[Python-Dev] test_support.have_unicode

Benjamin Peterson musiccomposition at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 14:26:02 CET 2008

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 8:18 AM, Virgil Dupras <hsoft at hardcoded.net> wrote:

> The test_support unit has this have_unicode. Do we need the Python's
> test unit to be *that* backward compatible? Is there still an
> implementation of Python that doesn't support unicode? If there is,
> should the test suite care?

Python 2.x can be compiled without Unicode.

> As a side question. Considering that I'm not sure whether have_unicode
> is relevant or not, is it more appropriate to create a ticket for it
> or to ask python-dev?
> Virgil Dupras
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