String encode() method error handling options?
grante at visi.com
Tue Jun 19 17:19:43 CEST 2001
The documentation for the encode() method mentions that the
default action for an encoding error is to raise ValueError.
The other options are 'ignore' and 'replace'. Can anybody
point me to documentation on or examples of the ingore and
When doing encode('latin-1') on unicode strings received via
COM/MAPI, I occasionally get a value error. When I look at the
message with Outlook there's nothing obviously strange about
the text. I forgot to save an example that causes the error,
so I don't currently have any way to experiment.
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