XML can't read Unicode shock horror. News at 11.

Paul Prescod paulp at ActiveState.com
Thu Nov 1 06:57:49 CET 2001


Dale Strickland-Clark wrote:
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> ...
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> Is there any chance that this might be elevated?
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> Non-unicode XML is a bit restrictive. :-(

I think Martin was trying to make the point that this works okay:

dom = xml.dom.minidom.parseString(u'<node/>'.encode("utf-8"))

I agree with you that minidom should probably do this automatically.

 Paul Prescod




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