Python's 8-bit cleanness deprecated?
Anders J. Munch
andersjm at inbound.dk
Thu Feb 6 00:45:24 CET 2003
"Erik Max Francis" <max at alcyone.com> wrote:
> "Anders J. Munch" wrote:
> > Source file encoding has direct consequences for program execution.
> > The shebang and Emacs/vim encoding comments do not.
> That seems to me a distinction without a difference. The bangpath
> determines (or at least can determine on some operating systems) which
> interpreter gets run; if you require a certain interpreter version and
> have the bangpath set wrong, your script will bomb. Certainly that has
> direct consequences for program execution.
In the context of how a Python implementation executes a Python program
the shebang line has no effect whatsoever.
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