Replace and inserting strings within .txt files with the use of regex
__peter__ at web.de
Mon Aug 9 12:47:22 CEST 2010
> On 9 Αύγ, 13:06, Peter Otten <__pete... at web.de> wrote:
>> > So since its utf-8 what the problem of opening it?
>> Python says it's not, and I tend to believe it.
> You are right!
> I tried to do the same exact openign via IDLE enviroment and i goth
> the encoding of the file from there!
>>>> open("d:\\test\\index.php" ,'r')
> <_io.TextIOWrapper name='d:\\test\\index.php' encoding='cp1253'>
> Thats why in the error in my previous post it said
> File "C:\Python32\lib\encodings\cp1253.py", line 23, in decode
> it tried to use the cp1253 encoding.
> But now sicne Python as we see can undestand the nature of the
> encoding what causing it not to open the file?
It doesn't. You have to tell. *If* the file uses cp1253 you can open it with
Note that if the file is not in cp1253 python will still happily open it as
long as it doesn't contain the following bytes:
>>> for i in range(256):
... try: chr(i).decode("cp1253") and None
... except: print i
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