[Python-Dev] Unicode literals in Python 2.7

Adam Bartoš drekin at gmail.com
Sat May 9 14:39:46 CEST 2015

I already have a solution in Python 3 (see
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/win_unicode_console), I was just considering
adding support for Python 2 as well. I think I have an working example in
Python 2 using ctypes.

On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 9:23 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>

> Am 02.05.15 um 21:57 schrieb Adam Bartoš:
> > Even if sys.stdin contained a file-like object with proper encoding
> > attribute, it wouldn't work since sys.stdin has to be instance of <type
> > 'file'>. So the question is, whether it is possible to make a file
> instance
> > in Python that is also customizable so it may call my code. For the first
> > thing, how to change the value of encoding attribute of a file object.
> If, by "in Python", you mean both "in pure Python", and "in Python 2",
> then the answer is no. If you can add arbitrary C code, then you might
> be able to hack your C library's stdio implementation to delegate fread
> calls to your code.
> I recommend to use Python 3 instead.
> Regards,
> Martin
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