Python 3.0 crashes displaying Unicode at interactive prompt

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Sat Dec 13 23:20:33 CET 2008

>> This is intended behavior.
> I see. That means that the behaviour in Python 1.6 to 2.6 (i.e.
> encoding the text using the repr() function (as then defined) was not
> intended behaviour?

Sure. This behavior has not changed. It still uses repr().

Of course, the string type has changed in 3.0, and now uses a different
definition of repr.


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