utf-8 and ctypes

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Wed Sep 29 12:11:45 CEST 2010

In message <mailman.1132.1285714474.29448.python-list at python.org>, Brendan 
Miller wrote:

> It seems that characters not in the ascii subset of UTF-8 are
> discarded by c_char_p during the conversion ...

Not a chance.

> ... or at least they don't print out when I go to print the string.

So it seems there’s a problem on the printing side. What happens when you 
construct a UTF-8-encoded string directly in Python and try printing it the 
same way?

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