zipfile with umlaut in filename
uselpa at myrealbox.com
Sat Apr 26 11:40:12 CEST 2003
Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> Hello everybody,
>> I have a problem when creating an archive using zipfile. If the name
>> of the file to be added contains a special character like an umlaut,
>> this character gets replaced by another character.
>> What can I do against this?
> I'm not sure you can do anything. Zipfiles only support ASCII file
> names, to my knowledge.
Well, doing the same thing with WinZip works ok and keeps the name as it
Also, reading *that* archive back in Python yields, as a result of
['Der h\x94fische Charakter der Liebe.doc']
for a file called
'Der höfische Character der Liebe'.
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