a simple unicode question

Nobody nobody at nowhere.com
Wed Oct 21 06:20:35 CEST 2009

On Tue, 20 Oct 2009 17:56:21 +0000, George Trojan wrote:

> Thanks for all suggestions. It took me a while to find out how to 
> configure my keyboard to be able to type the degree sign. I prefer to 
> stick with pure ASCII if possible.
> Where are the literals (i.e. u'\N{DEGREE SIGN}') defined? I found 
> http://www.unicode.org/Public/5.1.0/ucd/UnicodeData.txt
> Is that the place to look?

You can get them from the unicodedata module, e.g.:

	import unicodedata
	for i in xrange(0x10000):
	  n = unicodedata.name(unichr(i),None)
	  if n is not None:
	    print i, n

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