A question on Encoding and Decoding.

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Fri Nov 17 12:19:40 CET 2006



On Nov 17, 9:18 pm, Johan von Boisman <do-not-re... at by-mail.com> wrote:
> I missed the beginning of this thread, but why not write
>
> s = u"äÄöÖüÜß"
>
> Is there ever a reason _not_ to exclusively use the unicode stringtype
> throughout your Python program? (of course you may need to encode/decode
> when interfacing with the world outside your program)
>

Please consider going back and finding the beginning of the thread.

Cheers,
John




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