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

Robert Collins robert.collins at canonical.com
Tue Apr 28 07:39:01 CEST 2009

On Mon, 2009-04-27 at 22:25 -0700, Glenn Linderman wrote:
> Indeed, that was the missing piece.  I'd forgotten about the
> encodings 
> that use escape sequences, rather than UTF-8, and DBCS.  I don't
> think 
> those encodings are permitted by POSIX file systems, but I suppose
> they 
> could sneak in via Environment variable values, and the like.

This may already have been discussed, and if so I apologise for the for
the noise.

Does the PEP take into consideration the normalising behaviour of Mac
OSX ? We've had some ongoing challenges in bzr related to this with bzr.

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