Python's 8-bit cleanness deprecated?

Carlos Ribeiro cribeiro at
Mon Feb 10 15:02:00 CET 2003

On Sunday 09 February 2003 17:08, Roman Suzi wrote:
> But this is probably very specific to Russia as we have 6 encodings for
> cyrillic letter: all of them in more or less use!

In Brazil, most people use latin-1 today, but there is still a few files using 
some older MS-DOS based variants such cp860 (portuguese), and even a few 
different ones (can't remember exactly now, but they happen to appear from 
time to time). But it's not so bad most of the time.

Carlos Ribeiro
cribeiro at

More information about the Python-list mailing list