[Python-Dev] open(): set the default encoding to 'utf-8' in Python 3.3?

Bill Janssen janssen at parc.com
Tue Jun 28 18:53:26 CEST 2011

Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:

> > Making such default encodings depend on the locale has already
> > failed to work when we first introduced a default encoding in
> > Py2, so I don't understand why we are repeating the same
> > mistake again in Py3 (only in a different area).
> I do not remember any proposed change during the Py3 design discussions.

I certainly proposed it, more than once.


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