Some questions about decode/encode

Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch bj_666 at
Thu Jan 24 09:44:04 CET 2008

On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 19:49:01 -0800, glacier wrote:

> My second question is: is there any one who has tested very long mbcs
> decode? I tried to decode a long(20+MB) xml yesterday, which turns out
> to be very strange and cause SAX fail to parse the decoded string.

That's because SAX wants bytes, not a decoded string.  Don't decode it

> However, I use another text editor to convert the file to utf-8 and
> SAX will parse the content successfully.

Because now you feed SAX with bytes instead of a unicode string.

	Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch

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