PEP 263 comments
jason at jorendorff.com
Tue Feb 26 17:14:34 EST 2002
Martin v. Loewis wrote:
> To make some progress on PEP 263, I suggest that some of the open issues
> are resolved as follows:
- Comment syntax: none.
- UTF-8 file signature: not supported.
- Python source code encoding: must always be UTF-8.
- Implementation: within the parser, everything's just
ordinary UTF-8 bytes.
- IDLE: always save UTF-8 unless otherwise directed.
Advantage: simple, universal, easy, similar to what Java does.
No confusion about embedded 0x22 bytes in strings. Also,
stylistically I prefer not to have a document specify its own
encoding, or for comments to affect the meaning of a source
I think this is better than PEP 263, but PEP 263 is better
## Jason Orendorff http://www.jorendorff.com/
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