[UnicodeEncodeError] Don't know what else to try

Gilles Ganault nospam at nospam.com
Fri Nov 14 14:57:42 CET 2008


On Fri, 14 Nov 2008 11:01:27 +0100, "Martin v. Löwis"
<martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>Add
>                        print type(output)
>here. If it says "unicode", reconsider the next line
>
>> 			print output.decode('utf-8')

In case the string fetched from a web page turns out not to be Unicode
and Python isn't happy, what is the right way to handle this, know
what codepage is being used?

Thank you.



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