Some questions about decode/encode
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Thu Jan 24 17:13:16 CET 2008
On Jan 24, 1:44 am, Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch <bj_... at gmx.net> wrote:
> 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
encode() converts a unicode string to a regular string. decode()
converts a regular string to a unicode string. So I think what Marc
is saying is that SAX needs a regular string(i.e. bytes) not a decoded
string(i.e. a unicode string).
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