[Python-Dev] deleting setdefaultencoding iin site.py is evil
robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 20:10:20 CEST 2009
On 2009-08-25 12:37 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> In retrospect, it should have been called sys._setdefaultencoding().
> That sends an extra signal that it's not meant for general use.
Considering all of the sys._getframe() hacks out there, I suspect that this
would encourage more abuse of the function than the current situation.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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