Internationalization bug?? [Python 2.2.1, RedHat 8.0, Swedish]

Magnus Heino magnus.heino at
Sat Oct 12 19:44:30 CEST 2002

> Perhaps you should check your locales on your system. Python works
> perfectly for me with French 8 bits characters (ISO-8859-1).
> AFAIK, the characters set for Swedish are in the same encoding scheme.
> In fact Python 2.1.3 on my French locale configured BSD box writes
> perfectly swedish characters to the xterm console.

RH8.0 uses utf-8.

Guess this is related to my post, "Unicode and str", which I still don't 
understand... :-P



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