python+ncurses: I can't display accents

Thomas Dickey dickey at
Sat Jan 27 01:03:38 CET 2007

Neil Cerutti <horpner at> wrote:

> I don't really expect it to work, but if anything will, that is
> it. Curses supports only ASCII and a some special symbol codes
> defined by curses.

un - no.  Curses supports whatever the flavor of curses you have does.
Often that's the 8-bit flavor of ncurses, but the limitation is definitely
in the python configuration.

Thomas E. Dickey

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