[Python-Dev] Possible change to logging.handlers.SysLogHandler

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Apr 11 15:16:09 CEST 2012

Gregory P. Smith <greg <at> krypto.org> writes:

> Given the existing brokenness I personally think that removing the BOM
insertion (because it is incorrect) in 2.7 and 3.2 is fine if you cannot find a
way to make it correct in 2.7 and 3.2 without breaking existing APIs.

I have an idea for a change which won't require changing any public APIs; though
it does change the behaviour so that BOM insertion doesn't happen any more,
anyone who needs a BOM can have it by a simple update to their format string.
The idea is outlined here:


Comments would be appreciated.


Vinay Sajip

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