Question regarding handling of Unicode data in Devnagari

MRAB python at
Sat Sep 12 20:17:40 CEST 2009

joy99 wrote:
> Dear Group,
> As per the standard posted by the UNICODE for the Devnagari script
> used for Hindi and some other languages of India, we have a standard
> set, like from the range of 0900-097F.
> Where, we have numbers for each character:
> like 0904 for Devnagari letter short a, etc.
> Now, if write a program,
> where
> ch="0904"
> and I like to see the Devnagari letter short a as output then how
> should I proceed? Can codecs help me or should I use unicodedata?
> If you can kindly help me.
That number is hexadecimal, so the character/codepoint is unichr(int(ch, 
16)) in Python 2.x.

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