How to support a non-standard encoding?

Tim Wintle tim.wintle at
Fri Jan 6 08:47:26 EST 2012

On Fri, 2012-01-06 at 10:03 +0000, Ivan wrote:
> Dear All
> I'm developing a python application for which I need to support a 
> non-standard character encoding (specifically ISO 6937/2-1983, Addendum 
> 1-1989).

If your system version of iconv contains that encoding (mine does) then
you could use a wrapped iconv library to avoid re-inventing the wheel.

I've got a forked version of the "iconv" package from pypi available


.. it should work on python2.5-2.7


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