[Python-Dev] Python3UnicodeDecodeError

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Tue Oct 7 22:52:04 CEST 2008

On 2008-10-07 22:18, Fred Drake wrote:
> On Oct 7, 2008, at 4:06 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>>  b) I would propose that the notion of a default encoding is entirely
>>     eliminated from Python, along with sys.(get|set)defaultencoding
> +1

As already mentioned in my reply to Viktor: +1. It's not adjustable
anymore, so we might as well get rid off the sys module APIs.

The term "default encoding" itself still has some value in that it
is associated with the C API char* encoding used for PyUnicode
objects in Python 3.0.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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