[Python-Dev] Import and unicode: part two

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 14:16:51 CET 2011

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 10:08 PM, Simon Cross
<hodgestar+pythondev at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm changing my vote on this to a +1 for two reasons:
> * Initially I thought this wasn't supported by Python at all but I see
> that currently it is supported but that support is broken (or at least
> limited to UTF-8 filesystem encodings). Since support is there, might
> as well make it better (especially if it tidies up the code base at
> the same time).
> * I still don't think it's a good idea to give modules non-ASCII names
> but the "consenting adults" approach suggests we should let people
> shoot themselves in the foot if they believe they have good reason to
> do so.

I'm also +1 on this for the reasons Simon gives.

I should have a chance to look at the patch this weekend.


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