UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xb6 in position 0: invalid start byte

Νίκος nikos at superhost.gr
Thu Jul 4 13:29:22 CEST 2013

Στις 4/7/2013 1:54 μμ, ο/η Chris Angelico έγραψε:
> On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 8:38 PM, ����� <nikos at superhost.gr> wrote:
>> So you are also suggesting that what gesthostbyaddr() returns is not utf-8
>> encoded too?
>> What character is 0xb6 anyways?
> It isn't. It's a byte. Bytes are not characters.
> http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/Unicode.html

Well in case of utf-8 encoding for the first 127 codepoing we can safely 
say that a character equals a byte :)

What is now proved was at first only imagined!

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