[Python-Dev] cpython (merge 3.2 -> default): Avoid codec spelling issues by just using the utf-8 default.

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Thu May 5 21:01:29 CEST 2011

On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 2:44 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> (also, I don't understand the spelling issue: "utf-8" just works)

This is probably referring to the fact that while encode() accepts
many spelling variants, some are short-circuited in C code while
others require codec lookup implemented in python.

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