idle6.0 german umlauts (ascii >128 Exception)

Neil Hodgson neilh at
Sun Nov 19 21:58:08 CET 2000

Nick Bensema:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't that still Idle's problem?
> In fact, if I'm not mistaken, characters 128 through 255 of Unicode
> conform exactly to the high ASCII in common use today.

   The text widget used in IDLE is using the UTF-8 encoding where bytes
between 128 and 255 are part of multi-byte characters.


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