String to unicode - duplicating by function the effect of u prefix
__peter__ at web.de
Thu Jun 18 09:08:33 CEST 2009
> I'm looking for a way to convert a string to it's unicode "brother".
> This means:
> stringOne = "\u0026"
> stringTwo = u"\u0026"
> print unicode(stringOne) == stringTwo
> The result is false. What function should I use, to duplicate the
> effect of the "u" prefix ?
"\u..." has a special meaning only in unicode, not string literals:
>>> s = "\u0026"
>>> _ == u"\u0026"
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