different encodings for unicode() and u''.encode(), bug?

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Wed Jan 2 11:47:01 CET 2008


On Jan 2, 8:44 pm, John Machin <sjmac... at lexicon.net> wrote:

> (1) Try these at the Python interactive prompt:
>
> unicode('', 'latin1')

Also use those 6 cases to check out the difference in behaviour
between unicode(x, y) and x.decode(y)



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