[Python-Dev] Python and the Unicode Character Database

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Dec 3 13:51:06 CET 2010

Le vendredi 03 décembre 2010 à 13:58 +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull a
écrit :
> Antoine Pitrou writes:
>  > The legacy format argument looks like a red herring to me. When
>  > converting from a format to another it is the programmer's job to
>  > his/her job right.
> Uhmmmmmm, the argument *for* this "feature" proposed by several people
> is that Python's numeric constructors do it (right) so that the
> programmer doesn't have to.

As far as I understand, Alexander was talking about a legacy pre-unicode
text format. We don't have to support this.



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