Python Chinese

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Fri Nov 19 14:36:18 CET 1999

Ulf Engstrøm <b2blink at> wrote:
> Is there any way to use Python with Chinese and other asian chars?
> If not, are there any plans to make this compability?

python's string type is 8-bit clean and doesn't
care about encodings (you have to keep track
of that yourself).

and yes, python 1.6 will grow unicode support,
which also includes support for various codecs.


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