Python's 8-bit cleanness deprecated?
kirill_simonov at mail.ru
Fri Feb 7 23:48:46 CET 2003
* Jp Calderone <exarkun at intarweb.us>:
> I don't. In fact, I'm not even sure it makes sense. Source files that
> are using non-ASCII encodings are precisely the ones that this feature
> benefits. It allows anyone to look at these files and actually *read* them.
The only editor that can read the encoding declaration is emacs. Do you
assume that *anyone* use emacs?
The only benefit from encoding declarations is the ability to write
Unicode literals in the chosen encoding. That's all.
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