lowercase u before string in "python for windows"

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Mon Mar 10 18:29:51 CET 2008

> why does this occur when using the python windows extensions? all
> string are prefixed by a lowercase "u".

They are Unicode strings:


> is there a newsgroup explicitly for python windows extensions?

Not that I know of, other than what's described here:



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