[Python-Dev] Import and unicode: part two
alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 19:02:28 CET 2011
On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 11:45 AM, Andy Teijelo <ateijelo at gmail.com> wrote:
> but if the code said:
> import café
> then Python would look, in any platform, for a file named:
> café.py or café.py or something nicer.
> Something along the lines of xmlcharrefreplace.
> Just an idea.
Curiously, something like this already happens on OSX when filename is
not valid UTF-8. For example,
>>> open(b'\xdb\xcd', 'w').close()
<_io.TextIOWrapper name=b'\xdb\xcd' mode='r' encoding='UTF-8'>
but the actual file created is named "%DB%CD". (Looks like URL-encoding).
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