[Python-ideas] Python 3000 TIOBE -3%
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Feb 13 06:49:19 CET 2012
Greg Ewing writes:
> Paul Moore wrote:
> > I'd like to write code to do the same
> > job without needing to lie about what I know. I'm now 100% convinced
> > that encoding="ascii",errors="surrogateescape" is the way to say this
> > in code.
> Perhaps there should be a more shortwinded way of
> spelling this?
Yes! However, I don't think this 1.5-liner needs to be a built-in.
(The 1.5-liner for 'open_as_ascii_compatible' was posted elsewhere.)
There's also the issue of people who strongly prefer sloppy encoding
and Read My Lips: No UnicodeErrors. I disagree with them in all
purity, but you know ....
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