Any reason why cStringIO in 2.5 behaves different from 2.4?

Stefan Scholl stesch at
Thu Jul 26 15:16:46 CEST 2007

Stefan Behnel <stefan.behnel-n05pAM at> wrote:
> Stefan Scholl wrote:
>> Well, is missing
>> the fact, that I can't use Unicode with parseString().
>> This parseString() uses cStringIO.
> Well, Python unicode is not a valid *byte* encoding for XML.
> lxml.etree can parse unicode, if you really want, but otherwise, you should
> maybe stick to well-formed XML.

The XML is well-formed. Works perfect in Python 2.4 with Python
unicode and Python sax parser.

This stays all inside Python.

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