python 3.3 repr

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 18:29:11 CET 2013


On Sat, Nov 16, 2013 at 4:10 AM, Steven D'Aprano
<steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> No, UTF-8 is okay for writing to files, but it's not suitable for text
> strings.

Correction: It's _great_ for writing to files (and other fundamentally
byte-oriented streams, like network connections). Does a superb job as
the default encoding for all sorts of situations. But, as you say, it
sucks if you want to find the Nth character.

ChrisA



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