unicode revisted

June Kim junaftnoon at nospamplzyahoo.com
Wed Nov 15 02:02:49 CET 2000


"Alex Martelli" <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote in message 
>
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After careful reading of the Python Unicode Proposal.txt, I could
make everything *almost* clear. Now I feel much better.

> I'm not sure what encoding the u'blah' form uses.  Does
> the Python parser really "call out" to whatever has been
> set (in siteconfigure, I guess) as the defaultencoding...?

What u'blah' does is actually unicode('blah','unicode-escape').
(as long as I understood it right)

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> 
> Alex
> 

Best regards,

June




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