Removing Unicode from Python?

Irmen de Jong irmen at
Sun Nov 2 00:00:56 CET 2003

Robert Brewer wrote:

  > Issue #1: You need to find out what encoding is being used. You cannot
> hope to gloss over this fact, and ignore Unicode altogether and just
> "get on with life". Read
> for a recent,
> well-written plea on this issue. You should probably not finish reading
> my post until you've read that, or my comments will seem needlessly
> biting.

While I think I am reasonably aware of things like Unicode,
character encodings, and assorted related stuff, I still found that
article highly interesting. Thanks for the link!

--Irmen de Jong

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