printing non-ASCII characters - please explain

Helmut Jarausch jarausch at skynet.be
Sun Jun 15 13:49:24 CEST 2003


Hi,

please explain the following difference to me (with cvs-python)

N='H\xf6fig'

print N

this prints Höfig     which contains the Germain umlaut 'ö' = oe = \xf6

but

print [N]
prints
['H\xf6fig']

why - and how can I change this?

Many thanks for a hint,


Helmut Jarausch

Lehrstuhl fuer Numerische Mathematik
RWTH - Aachen University
D 52056 Aachen, Germany





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