using DictReader() with .decode('utf-8', 'ignore')

Michiel Overtoom motoom at
Tue Apr 14 15:15:32 CEST 2015

> ​How can I ​do accomplish decode('utf-8', 'ignore') when reading with DictReader()

Have you tried using the csv module in conjunction with codecs?
There shouldn't be any need to 'ignore' characters.

    import csv
    import codecs

    rs = csv.DictReader(, "rbU", "utf8"))
    for r in rs:


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