break unichr instead of fix ord?

rurpy at rurpy at
Thu Aug 27 01:35:51 CEST 2009

On Aug 26, 2:05 am, Vlastimil Brom <vlastimil.b... at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not sure about the exact reasons for this behaviour on narrow
> builds either (maybe the consistency of the input/ output data to
> exactly one character?).
> However, if I need these functions for higher unicode planes, the
> following rather hackish replacements seem to work. I presume, there
> might be smarter ways of dealing with this, but anyway...
> hth,
>    vbr
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Thanks, I wrote a replacement ord function nearly identical
to yours but will steal your unichr function if that's ok. :-)

But I still wonder why all this is neccessary.

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