universal newlines and utf-16

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Apr 12 02:35:51 CEST 2010

Le Sun, 11 Apr 2010 16:16:45 +0100, Baz Walter a écrit :
> On 11/04/10 15:37, Stefan Behnel wrote:
>> The codecs module does not support universal newline parsing (see the
>> docs). You need to use the new io module instead.
> thanks.
> i'd completely overlooked the io module - i thought it was only in
> python 2.7/3.x.

To be precise, the 2.6 version is a slow one, written in pure Python (and 
it might be a bit less debugged too). But codecs.open() is slow, too.

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