[Python-Dev] UnicodeDecodeError bug in distutils

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 10:46:56 CEST 2009

On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 2:25 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> "Phillip J. Eby" <pje at telecommunity.com> writes:
>> However, there's currently no standard, as far as I know, for what
>> encoding the PKG-INFO file should use.
> Who would define such a standard?

PEP 376 where we can explain that all files in egg-info should be in a
specific encoding

>  My vote goes for “default is UTF-8”.


>> Meanwhile, the 'register' command accepts Unicode, but is broken in
>> handling it. […]

how so ?


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