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

MRAB google at mrabarnett.plus.com
Thu Apr 30 20:02:23 CEST 2009

One further question: should the encoder accept a string like
u'\xDCC2\xDC80'? That would encode to b'\xC2\x80', which, when decoded,
would give u'\x80'. Does the PEP only guarantee that strings decoded
from the filesystem are reversible, but not check what might be de novo

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