String encode() method error handling options?

Grant Edwards grante at
Thu Jun 21 13:47:21 EDT 2001

In article <mailman.992980410.25808.python-list at>, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:

>Latin-1 is not the same as the default Windows encoding which
>typically is one of the cp125x encodings depending on your locale.
>That could be the cause of the ValueErrors you are seeing.

It's those stuped MS "smart quotes" that cause the problem.

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