Unicode [was Re: Cult-like behaviour]

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Tue Jul 17 11:06:52 EDT 2018


On 2018-07-17 08:37, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
> Tim Chase <python.list at tim.thechases.com>:
> > Wait, but now you're talking about vendors. Much of the crux of
> > this discussion has been about personal scripts that don't need to
> > marshal Unicode strings in and out of various functions/objects.  
> 
> In both personal and professional settings, you face the same
> issues. But you don't want to build on something that will
> disappear from the Linux distros.

Right.  Distros are moving away from ASCII-only to proper Unicode
(however it is encoded) support.  Certainly wouldn't want to build on
something that's disappearing from distros, so best to build on
Py3 and Unicode strings.  ;-)

-tkc




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