[Python-Dev] PEP 383 (again)

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Apr 28 22:05:22 CEST 2009

MRAB wrote:
> Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>>> Furthermore, I don't believe that PEP 383 works consistently on Windows,
>> What makes you say that? PEP 383 will have no effect on Windows,
>> compared to the status quo, whatsoever.
> You could argue that if Windows is actually returning UTF-16 with half
> surrogates that they should be altered to conform to what UTF-8 would
> have returned.

Perhaps - but this is not what the PEP specifies (and intentionally so).


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