To unicode or not to unicode

Ron Garret rNOSPAMon at
Fri Feb 20 20:21:02 CET 2009

In article <mailman.373.1235153296.11746.python-list at>,
 MRAB <google at> wrote:

> Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > * Ron Garret (Thu, 19 Feb 2009 18:57:13 -0800)
> >> I'm writing a little wiki that I call µWiki.  That's a lowercase Greek 
> >> mu at the beginning (it's pronounced micro-wiki). 
> > 
> > No, it's not. I suggest you start your Unicode adventure by configuring 
> > your newsreader.
> > 
> It looked like mu to me, but you're correct: it's "MICRO SIGN", not

Heh, I didn't know that those two things were distinct.  Learn something 
new every day.


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