problem with cjkcodecs on Mandrake linux
antonyliu2002 at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 17 06:01:08 CET 2004
But I am using gbcxterm, which displays Chinese very
well, plus, I think I can also input Chinese using
this terminal. Then why do I still have this problem?
--- Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> wrote:
> Anthony Liu wrote:
> > I get the following error message.
> > [antony at ancho tmp]$ python snake.py
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > File "snake.py", line 6, in ?
> > print a
> > UnicodeEncodeError: 'latin-1' codec can't encode
> > characters in position 0-1: ordinal not in
> > [antony at ancho tmp]$
> > What is the problem please?
> The problem is the default encoding is Latin-1,
> presumably because
> that's the only thing your xterm/virtual console
> understands. So Python
> is rightly complaining that it can't print the
> Chinese characters for
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