[Python-Dev] please consider changing --enable-unicode default to ucs4

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Wed Oct 7 21:13:58 CEST 2009

On 7 Oct, 2009, at 20:05, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> If we do go for a change, we should use sizeof(wchar_t)
> as basis for the new default - on all platforms that
> provide a wchar_t type.

I'd be -1 on that. Sizeof(wchar_t) is 4 on OSX, but all non-Unix API's  
that deal with Unicode text use ucs16.

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