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michele.simionato at gmail.com michele.simionato at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 15:33:26 CET 2005


Stephan:

> I'd rather use german_ae.encode('latin1')
^^^^^^
> which returns '\xe4'.

uhm ... then there is a misprint in the discussion of the recipe;
BTW what's the difference between .encode and .decode ?
(yes, I have been living in happy ASCII-land until now ... ;)
I should probably ask for an unicode primer, I have found the
one by Marc André Lemburg
http://www.reportlab.com/i18n/python_unicode_tutorial.html
and I am reading it right now.


     Michele Simionato




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