gandalf at geochemsource.com
Fri Sep 3 10:49:37 CEST 2004
> works, but unfortunately, it doesn't, as raw_input does not support
> Unicode. However, the encoding Python has determined is available
> as sys.stdout.encoding, so you can do
> bildschirm = raw_input(u"néz".encode(sys.stdout.encoding))
> This works even if the user has done chcp in the window, as Python
> queries the window what its encoding is, during Python startup.
It is way strange!
I understand that we need to do encoding for the output because strings
in the program files needs to be encoded to the terminal's encoding
However, the input (the result of raw_input) will be in the correct
encoding (iso-8859-2 in my case) without any conversion.
I do not understand why is that? The stdin encoding is cp852, not
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