Yet another unicode WTF
rNOSPAMon at flownet.com
Thu Jun 4 22:06:25 EDT 2009
In article <h09ten$5qg$1 at lust.ihug.co.nz>,
Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
> In message <rNOSPAMon-E7E08B.18181804062009 at news.gha.chartermi.net>, Ron
> Garret wrote:
> > Python 2.6.2 on OS X 10.5.7:
> Same result, Python 2.6.1-3 on Debian Unstable. My $LANG is en_NZ.UTF-8.
> > ... I always thought one of the fundamental
> > invariants of unix processes was that there's no way for a process to
> > know what's on the other end of its stdout.
> Well, there have long been functions like isatty(3). That's probably what's
> involved here.
Oh. Right. Duh.
I am having an unbelievably bad day involving lawyers. (And not
language lawyers, real ones.)
Found the answer here:
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