does/will python support unicode?

Alexander Gavrilov gavrilov at
Thu Mar 9 19:07:50 CET 2000

"Remco Gerlich" <scarblac-spamtrap at> wrote in message
news:slrn8cdpqf.2g5.scarblac-spamtrap at
> François Pinard wrote in comp.lang.python:
> > Absolutely false.  Unicode has lost its virginity for good, since a good
> > while.  Unicode is only simple for the simplest charsets it tries to be
> > compatible with.  (Even mere ASCII is causing some unexpected
> Do you have some good URLs about this and other discussions on Unicode in
> general? I've never used it yet, and I'd like to learn more about it. All
> know now is that it's a 16-bit charset that Java uses...
> --
> Remco Gerlich,  scarblac at
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root  5.89824e37 Oct 22  1990 /usr/bin/emacs [STR]

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