Python 1.6a2 Unicode bug (was Re: comparing strings and ints)

Carey Evans c.evans at
Wed Apr 26 07:08:01 EDT 2000

fredrik at writes:

> postscript: the powers-that-be has decided that this is not
> a bug.  if you thought that strings were just sequences of
> characters, just as in Perl and Tcl, you're in for one big
> surprise in Python 1.6...

In the latest versions of Perl and Tcl, aren't all strings Unicode
strings anyway?  It seems to me you're still in for _less_ of a
surprise in Python 1.6.

	 Carey Evans

		 "I can't believe it's not Cthulhu!"

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