Python Unicode handling wins again -- mostly

Ethan Furman ethan at
Mon Dec 2 21:38:09 CET 2013

On 11/29/2013 04:44 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> Out of the nine tests, Python 3.3 passes six, with three tests being
> failures or dubious. If you believe that the native string type should
> operate on code-points, then you'll think that Python does the right
> thing.

I think Python is doing it correctly.  If I want to operate on "clusters" I'll normalize the string first.

Thanks for this excellent post.


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