Python 3.0 crashes displaying Unicode at interactive prompt

John Machin sjmachin at
Sun Dec 14 00:11:36 CET 2008

On Dec 14, 9:20 am, "Martin v. Löwis" <mar... at> wrote:
> >> 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.

"Sure" as in "sure, it was not intended behaviour"?

> 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.

So was the above-reported non-crash consequence of the change of
definition of repr intended?

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