Storing instances using jsonpickle

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Fri Sep 5 22:57:02 CEST 2014

Ned Batchelder <ned at>:

> I see what you mean about JSON, but you are mistaken about HTTP and
> XML. Neither of them dictates the encoding of the data, and both of
> them offer ways to declare the encoding. This means XML parsers must
> be prepared for many different encodings.

You can rest assured that the line

   GET / HTTP/1.1<CR><LF>

is strictly 8-bit ASCII.

I was intentionally exaggerating about XML, but I have yet to encounter
non-UTF-8 XML in the wild.


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