Need help on UNICODE conversion
__peter__ at web.de
Sat Sep 6 23:29:06 CEST 2003
Bernd Preusing wrote:
> I have a JPG file which contains some comment as unicode.
> After reading in the string with s=file.read(70) from file offest 4
> I get a string which is shown as
> 'UNICODE\\0x00\\ox00K\\0x00o' and so forth in the debugger
> (using Komodo).
Seems that this is not properly cut and pasted :-(
I suppose that "\\0x00" is just a complicated replacement for "\x00" used by
the debugger. As long as all characters are in the range 0..255, you could
simply remove every other character:
>>> "XHXeXlXlXoX XWXoXrXlXd"[1::2]
Use 8 instead of 1 as start index to also remove "UNICODE".
That might eliminate the need for a unicode string, or you could easily
create one from the "normal" string.
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