[Python-Dev] PEP 383: Non-decodable Bytes in System Character Interfaces

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Apr 25 14:35:28 CEST 2009

> Because the encoding is not reliably reversible.

Why do you say that? The encoding is completely reversible
(unless we disagree on what "reversible" means).

> I'm +1 on the concept, -1 on the PEP, due solely to the lack of a
> reversible encoding.

Then please provide an example for a setup where it is not reversible.


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