How to Encode String of Raw UTF-8 into Unicode?
goldspin at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 02:00:00 CET 2008
Awesome, that works. Thank you so much! My confusion of the
different format made this harder than it should.
On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 4:53 PM, Gabriel Genellina
<gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
> En Thu, 06 Mar 2008 22:43:58 -0200, Henry Chang <goldspin at gmail.com>
> > Suppose I start out with a raw string of utf-8 code points.
> "utf-8 code points"???
> Looks like a utf-8 encoded string, and then written in hex format.
> > raw_string = "68656E727963"
> > I can coerce it into proper unicode format by slicing out two
> > characters at a time.
> > unicode_string = u"\x68\x65\x6E\x72\x79\x63"
> > >>> print unicode_proper
> > >>> henry
> > My question: is there an existing function that can do this (without
> > having to manually slicing the raw text string)?
> Two steps: first decode from hex to string, and then from utf8 string to
> py> raw_string = "68656E727963"
> py> raw_string.decode("hex")
> py> raw_string.decode("hex").decode("utf8")
> Gabriel Genellina
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