Unicode program representation

Fredrik Lundh effbot at telia.com
Mon Apr 3 18:11:39 CEST 2000

Neil Hodgson <neilh at hare.net.au> wrote:
> > however, perfectly valid ISO Latin 1 strings (or any other standard
> > 8-bit encoding) are invalid UTF-8 strings.   changing the default to
> > UTF-8 this is likely to break many existing scripts.
>    But there are relatively few scripts currently using the u" form since
> has yet to appear in a release version of Python.

hmm.  wouldn't that mean that we end up using different encodings
in different parts of the script?  feels a little scary, to say the least...


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