[Python-ideas] Windows Best Fit Encodings

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Sun Jan 21 06:35:05 EST 2018

On 20.01.2018 08:01, Steve Dower wrote:
> On 20Jan2018 0518, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> do you know of a definite resource for Windows code pages
>> on MSDN or another official MS website ?
> I don't know of anything sorry, and my quick search didn't turn up
> anything public. But I can at least confirm that the internal table for
> cp1252 has the same undefined characters as on unicode.org, so
> presumably if MultiByteToWideChar is mapping those to "best fit"
> characters it's only because the flag has been passed. As far as I can
> tell, Microsoft has not been secretly redefining any encodings.

Thanks for confirming, Steve.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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