raw_input() and utf-8 formatted chars
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Sat Oct 13 04:09:46 CEST 2007
On Oct 12, 2:43 pm, Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch <bj_... at gmx.net> wrote:
> You mean literally!? Then of course I get A\xcc\x88 because that's what I
> entered. In string literals in source code the backslash has a special
> meaning but `raw_input()` does not "interpret" the input in any way.
Then why don't I end up with the same situation as this:
> >> > s = 'A\xcc\x88' #capital A with umlaut
> >> > print s #displays capital A with umlaut
> > And what is it that your keyboard enters to produce an 'a' with an umlaut?
> *I* just hit the ä key. The one right next to the ö key. ;-)
...and what if you don't have an a-with-umlaut key?
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