[Python-Dev] Bytes path support

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Sat Aug 23 00:26:37 CEST 2014

On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 07:04:20AM +1000, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 6:17 AM, Glenn Linderman <v+python at g.nevcal.com> wrote:
> > "cp1251 of utf-8 encoding" is non-sensical. Either it is cp1251 or it is
> > utf-8, but it is not both. Maybe you meant "or" instead of "of".
> I'd assume "or" meant there, rather than "of", it's a common typo.
> Not sure why 1251, specifically

   This is the encoding of Russian Windows. Files and emails in Russia
are mostly in cp1251 encoding; something like 60-70%, I think. The
second popular encoding is cp866 (Russian DOS); it's used by Windows as
OEM encoding.

     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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