question on charset conversion

Peter Maas fpetermaas at
Tue Mar 23 15:06:57 CET 2004

Lukas Holcik wrote:
> Would you mind answering a question to a Python newbie?:) Here it is: I
> have to download a page with windows-1250 and parse it and convert it to
> iso-8859-2. It there some easy way to acomplish this task using the
> standard distribution built-in modules? Or do I have to get some extra?

iso8859_2_string = unicode(cp1250_string, 'cp1250').encode('iso-8859-2')

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