char 128? no... 256

Afanasiy abelikov72 at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 12 19:30:32 CET 2003


On Wed, 12 Feb 2003 20:18:02 +0300 (MSK), Roman Suzi <rnd at onego.ru> wrote:

>On Wed, 12 Feb 2003, Afanasiy wrote:
>>On Wed, 12 Feb 2003 15:50:53 GMT, Afanasiy <abelikov72 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>On Wed, 12 Feb 2003 03:18:43 GMT, Afanasiy <abelikov72 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>>>Now, even encoding the 'latin-1', 8 bit, is problematic, because symbols
>>>which are 8 bit in Windows, such as the TradeMark symbol will not encode
>>>into 8 bit, as the ordinal value in the Unicode object is 8482.
>>>
>>>This is hex 99 on a plain Windows 2000 install, I presume 'latin-1'.
>
>That is why your Windows doesn't use latin-1.
>
>$ grep -i trade /usr/local/lib/python2.3/encodings/*.py
>cp1250.py:        0x0099: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>cp1251.py:        0x0099: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>cp1252.py:        0x0099: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>cp1253.py:        0x0099: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>cp1254.py:        0x0099: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>cp1255.py:        0x0099: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>cp1256.py:        0x0099: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>cp1257.py:        0x0099: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>cp1258.py:        0x0099: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>mac_cyrillic.py:        0x00aa: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>mac_greek.py:        0x0093: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>mac_iceland.py:        0x00aa: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>mac_latin2.py:        0x00aa: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>mac_roman.py:        0x00aa: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>mac_turkish.py:        0x00aa: 0x2122, # TRADE MARK SIGN
>palmos.py:        0x0099: 0x2122, #       TRADE MARK SIGN
>
>So, you need to convert to one of these instead of latin-1.
>
>(Hmmm... I thought cp1250 is latin1.)
>
>Aliases of latin-1:
>    '8859'               : 'latin_1',
>    'cp819'              : 'latin_1',
>    'csisolatin1'        : 'latin_1',
>    'ibm819'             : 'latin_1',
>    'iso8859'            : 'latin_1',
>    'iso_8859_1'         : 'latin_1',
>    'iso_8859_1_1987'    : 'latin_1',
>    'iso_ir_100'         : 'latin_1',
>    'l1'                 : 'latin_1',
>    'latin'              : 'latin_1',
>    'latin1'             : 'latin_1',
>
>

This is a wonderfully valid answer and it works, thank you!




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