[Python-Dev] CSV, bytes and encodings

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Apr 2 06:35:22 CEST 2009

On Wed, Apr 01, 2009, skip at pobox.com wrote:
>     Antoine> Perhaps. But without using 'rU' the file couldn't be read at
>     Antoine> all.  (I'm not sure it was Windows line endings by the way;
>     Antoine> perhaps Macintosh ones; anyway, it didn't work using 'rb')
> Please file a bug report and assign to me.  Does it work in 2.x?  What was
> the source of the file?

Perhaps there have been changes, but in my last job, I was running into
this problem with Python 2.3, and I also needed to open with 'rU' under
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