Python usage numbers

Roy Smith roy at
Sun Feb 12 17:22:33 EST 2012

In article <mailman.5738.1329084478.27778.python-list at>,
 Terry Reedy <tjreedy at> wrote:

> Let me repeat. Unicode and utf-8 is a solution to the mess, not the 
> cause. Perhaps we should have a synonym for utf-8: escii, for Earthian 
> Standard Code for Information Interchange.

I'm not arguing that Unicode is where we need to get to.  Just trying to 
give a little history.

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