A python IDE for teaching that supports cyrillic i/o

Kiriakos Vlahos pyscripter at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 14:52:17 CET 2006


See my response in the newsgroup.

Regards

Kiriakos

On 19/11/06, Kirill Simonov <xi at gamma.dn.ua> wrote:
>
> On Sat, Nov 18, 2006 at 06:11:48PM -0800, PyScripter wrote:
> > Kirill Simonov wrote:
> > > PyScripter does, indeed, look nice, but unfortunately it appeared to
> > > have similar issues with cyrillic support. Thank you anyway for the
> > > suggestion.
> >
> >
> > What are the issues?  PyScripter offers full support for utf-8 encoded
> > files and PEP-263.  The editor internally is unicode based.    Please
> > read the PyScripter help topic "Encoded Python Source Files", paying
> > special attention to the last paragraph, and if you follow the
> > guidelines you should have no problem with cyrillic or other encodings.
> >  If you have problems email pyscripter at gmail.com for support.
>
> The issues are related to the emulation of sys.stdin and sys.stdout in
> the interactive console (which is called Python Interpreter in
> PyScripter).
>
> In PyScripter,
>     >>> print "...some cyrillic characters..."
> produces output as if an UTF-8 string is displayed in latin1.
> On the other hand,
>     >>> print u"...some cyrillic characters..."
> works correctly in PyScripter.  Both above examples works correctly in a
> real console when sys.stdout.encoding is set to 'utf-8'.
>
> raw_input() doesn't work at all with non-ASCII characters in PyScripter.
>     >>> raw_input("...some cyrillic characters...")
> displays the label in latin1 while
>     >>> raw_input(u"...some cyrillic characters...")
> produces UnicodeDecodeError.
>
> Moreover, if I enter some cyrillic characters to the input box of
> raw_input(), it returns a line of '?'. This might be related to the fact
> that I use WinXP ENG (not RUS), but still I believe it's possible to
> make it work even in this environment.
>
> I'd like the emulated sys.stdin and sys.stdout to behave like the real
> sys.stdin and sys.stdout do under a UTF-8 terminal when
> sys.stdout.encoding is set to 'utf-8'.
>
> Python 2.5, PyScripter 1.7.2.0.
>
>
> Thanks,
> Kirill
>
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