WTF? Printing unicode strings

John Salerno johnjsal at
Fri May 19 19:44:52 CEST 2006

skip at wrote:
>     John> Hmm, not that this helps me any :)
>     >>>> import sys
>     >>>> sys.stdout.encoding
>     John> 'cp1252'
> Sure it does.  You can print Unicode objects which map to cp1252.  I assume
> that means you're on Windows or that for some perverse reason you have your
> Mac's Terminal window set to cp1252.  (Does it go there?  I'm at work right
> now so I can't check).
> Skip

You're right, I'm on XP. I just couldn't make sense of the lookup call, 
although some of the names looked like .NET classes.

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