Python's 8-bit cleanness deprecated?
pyth at devel.trillke.net
Mon Feb 3 22:13:10 CET 2003
Skip Montanaro wrote:
> >> # -*- coding: Latin-1 -*-
> Paul> What is this nonsense? The interpreter is reading comment text
> Paul> now? Yucch!
> Given that most operating systems don't have files with data forks and
> resource forks, how would you tell the lexical analyzer what the encoding of
> a particular file is?
Well, that's easy, just do
from __future__ import encoding as utf8
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