Problem with PARAGRAPH SEPARATOR

Richard Brodie R.Brodie at rl.ac.uk
Thu Mar 20 17:45:45 CET 2008


<Dominique.Holzwarth at ch.delarue.com> wrote in message 
news:mailman.2195.1206027668.9267.python-list at python.org...

> Would that mean that the string "myString" is an ascii-string or what?

It would mean it was a byte encoded string already, yes. When you try to
encode it, Python tries to coerce it to Unicode and it's equivalent to:

myString.decode('ascii').encode('iso-8859-1','ignore')

That wouldn't explain why printing it gave errors though. 





More information about the Python-list mailing list