Python - Next Release Questions

Warren Postma embed at
Tue Mar 28 20:16:20 CEST 2000

> UTF-8 != ASCII.
> (and I doubt people in the US and the UK make up
> 99% of all Unix users -- the rest of us tend to use
> 8-bit character sets that are definitely not UTF-8
> compatible...)

Thou hast indeed caught me flat footed!

I confess I thought UTF-8 was a clever renaming/co-opting of ASCII. You
know, embrace and extend, kinda like Microsoft....


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