Python 3.1.1 bytes decode with replace bug

Joe JoeSalmeri at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 26 20:57:55 CET 2009


Thanks Mark, that is a great suggestion!

> You can also replace the Unicode replacement character U+FFFD with a valid
> cp437 character before displaying it:
>
> >>> b'\x80abc'.decode('utf8','replace').replace('\ufffd','?')
>
> '?abc'
>



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