Python's 8-bit cleanness deprecated?

Jeff Epler jepler at
Wed Feb 5 15:19:02 CET 2003

On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 02:13:38PM +0300, Roman Suzi wrote:
> One more argument contra:
> what if I have a program which comments are in one encoding and string
> literals in another one? (I have a project which uses cp1252 in literals
> and koi8-r in comments (sometimes).)
> Is there any decent editor supporting utf-8?

depends what you think of as decent.  vim can do it (not sure about bidi
support).  emacs can do it (at least with mule, should include bidi).
You could probably make idle do it (no bidi support).


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