Python's 8-bit cleanness deprecated?

Kirill Simonov kirill_simonov at mail.ru
Sat Feb 8 00:21:33 CET 2003


* Jp Calderone <exarkun at intarweb.us>:
> On Sat, Feb 08, 2003 at 12:48:46AM +0200, Kirill Simonov wrote:
> > * Jp Calderone <exarkun at intarweb.us>:
> > > 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?
> 
>   Who said anything about -reading- the encoding declarations?

You wrote "It allows anyone to look at these files and actually
*read* them". I thought that you meant decoding source files according
to the encoding declaration. 


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