codecs - where are those on windows?

Paul Watson pwatson at
Mon Oct 30 16:32:43 CET 2006

GHUM wrote:
> I stumbled apon a paragraph in python-dev about "reducing the size of
> Python" for an embedded device:
> """
> In my experience, the biggest gain can be obtained by dropping the
> rarely-used
> CJK codecs (for Asian languages). That should sum up to almost 800K
> (uncompressed), IIRC.
> """
> So, my question is: on Windows. where are those CJK codecs? Are they by
> any chance included in the 1.867.776 bytes of python24.dll ?
> Best wishes,
> Harald

If your installation directory is C:\Python25, then look in


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