[Python-Dev] Import and unicode: part two

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at haypocalc.com
Mon Jan 24 17:51:42 CET 2011

Le lundi 24 janvier 2011 16:39:39, Victor Stinner a écrit :
> Le lundi 24 janvier 2011 11:35:22, Stephen J. Turnbull a écrit :
> > ... VFAT-formatted file systems and Shift JIS file names ...
> I missed something: VFAT stores filenames as unicode (whereas FAT only
> supports byte filenames). Well, VFAT stores filenames twice: as a 8+3 byte
> strings and as a 255 unicode (UTF-16-LE) string (UTF-16-LE).
> On which OS do you access this VFAT file system? On Windows, you have two
> APIs: bytes (*A) and wide character (*W). If you use the wide character,
> there is explicit encoding at all.

Oops, there is *not* explicit encoding a all.


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