char 128? no... 256

Afanasiy abelikov72 at
Wed Feb 12 14:37:23 CET 2003

On Wed, 12 Feb 2003 03:18:43 GMT, Afanasiy <abelikov72 at> wrote:

>UnicodeError: ASCII encoding error: ordinal not in range(128)
>This isn't even unicode, it's extended ascii characters used in foreign
>languages. I can't print them, or write them to file, etc... They are
>normal chars. This really annoying, a str() around it doesn't even work.

Replying to all these confused threads...

Yes I know I asked for a Unicode object in the example code.
I am trying to emulate what Python is doing. And as you can
see, it cannot be decoded. So if I am getting a unicode object
I have no way of converting it to ascii and am thus screwed.

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