[Python-ideas] Processing surrogates in

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Fri May 8 23:45:35 CEST 2015

On Fri, May 8, 2015, at 09:00, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> Not only on Windows. The default Python 2 build is a narrow build.
> Most Unix distributions explicitly switch on the UCS4 support,
> so you usually get UCS4 versions on Unix, but the default still
> is UCS2.

I had always assumed that the build system selects the default build
based on the size of wchar_t (2 on windows, 4 on most unix systems).

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