Suspected Unicode problem when reading text from Excell

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at knm.org.pl
Thu Sep 6 17:41:45 CEST 2001


On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 07:10:04PM +0400, Oleg Broytmann wrote:

> > This is a great evidence that the default encoding should be the one
> > specified in the locale, not ASCII.
> 
>    FAQ 4.102:
>    http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw.py?req=show&file=faq04.102.htp

I meant that it should be changed in the default installation,
so libraries and scripts could assume that the default encoding is
reasonable, without relying on somebody to tune the site's Python
configuration.

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