[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] cpython: _PyImport_LoadDynamicModule() encodes the module name explicitly to ASCII

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue May 10 02:06:03 CEST 2011

On Mon, 09 May 2011 16:11:15 +0200
Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at haypocalc.com> wrote:
> Le lundi 09 mai 2011 à 09:00 -0400, Jim Jewett a écrit :
> > Are you asserting that all foreign modules (or at least all handled by
> > this) are in C, as opposed to C++ or even Java or Fortran?  (And the C
> > won't change?)
> C and C++ identifiers are restricted to ASCII. I don't know for Fortran
> or Java.

Why is it important, though?
What matters is not what C/C++ can produce, but what a shared library
can export. So the question is: are shared libraries limited to ASCII



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