[Python-Dev] Re: PEP: Defining Unicode Literal Encodings (revision 1.1)

David Eppstein eppstein at ics.uci.edu
Mon Jul 16 04:28:17 CEST 2001


In article <mailman.995220627.11627.python-list at python.org>,
 "M.-A. Lemburg" <mal at lemburg.com> wrote:

> Even though putting the information into a comment would
> indeed be easier to implement, I think that from a design point
> of view, it is a hack and not a clean design.

I tend to think putting anything at all in the text of the file is a hack 
and not a clean design -- this is meta-information rather than content, 
right?  But maybe as long as you're going to do that you should go all the 
way and have some kind of "meta" directive that allows MIME directives 
beyond just charset=...
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David Eppstein       UC Irvine Dept. of Information & Computer Science
eppstein at ics.uci.edu http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/



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