Where to locate existing standard encodings in python

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Tue Nov 11 23:40:07 CET 2008

On Nov 10, 11:00 am, News123 <news... at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was googling quite some time before finding the answer to my question:
> 'what are the names for the encodings supported by python?'
> I found the answer athttp://python.active-venture.com/lib/node127.html
> Now my question:
> Can I find the same info in the standard python doc or query python with
> a certain command to print out all existing codings?
> thanks in advance for your answer and bye
> N

You haven't explained why you think that you *need* a list of all
encodings that exist at a point in time. What are you going to do with
the list? Surely not use it to validate user input, one would hope.

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