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

Michael Urman murman at gmail.com
Tue May 10 06:23:54 CEST 2011

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 23:09, Neil Hodgson <nyamatongwe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Michael Urman:
>> I'm not convinced this is correct for this case. GetProcAddress takes
>> an "ANSI" string, meaning while it could theoretically use UTF-8, in
>> practice I doubt it uses anything outside of ASCII safely. So while
>> the name of the library would be encoded in UTF-16, the name of the
>> function loaded from the library would not be.
>   Yes you are right:
> http://scintilla.org/NarrowName.png
>   Neil

That screenshot seems to show UTF-8 is being used. This may just be
the literal bytes in the .c file, but could it be something more


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