[Pythonmac-SIG] Unicode path problems (was: Re: suggestions for an appscript FAQ)
Henning Hraban Ramm
hraban at fiee.net
Sat Mar 15 23:33:49 CET 2008
Am 2008-03-15 um 21:37 schrieb has:
> Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
>> I struggled a lot with paths containing non-ASCII characters.
> Hmmm. Is this with the 0.18.1 release? Do you get the same problem
> with the current appscript trunk?
Sorry - since yesterday it works (with 0.18.1).
Some problems with appscript seem to appear or disappear
E.g. I had big problems with Finder labels - often got "16393" as
label_index for some tries, until finally the right number showed up.
Can't reproduce that any more, without changing my installation.
As I posted before, it was a bit hard to find out where to apply
which unicode conversion to file paths. (And before you advised me
about mactypes I tried to convert Unix to Mac paths myself, which
didn't always work.)
This way works for me, hopefully it will last:
myfile = mactypes.Alias(os.path.abspath(unicodedata.normalize('NFD',
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