[Python-Dev] PEP 385: the charset issue

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Aug 5 20:32:09 CEST 2009

>    These files are in 8859-1 encoding (names in comments, at least):
> http://svn.python.org/view/python/trunk/Lib/encodings/punycode.py
> http://svn.python.org/view/python/trunk/Lib/test/test_csv.py
> http://svn.python.org/view/python/trunk/Tools/i18n/msgfmt.py
> http://svn.python.org/view/python/trunk/Tools/i18n/pygettext.py
>    If they are not marked as "text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1" I think it's
> a bug. Either they should be marked, or converted to ascii or utf-8; the
> coding pseudocomment (directive) should be changed accordingly.

It's certainly a bug of the web page. I'm not so sure it's a bug in the
files: I would claim that it's a bug in ViewCVS.


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