[Tutor] Creating a unicode string from bytes and % opperator

Wesley Brooks wesbrooks at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 11:16:47 CEST 2008

Dear Users,

I'm trying to create a unicode character from two bytes. Unfortunatly
I'm getting a "UnicodeDecodeError". Can some one please suggest an
alternative way of doing what's bellow? In the example bellow the two
bytes have been converted into a string hex value, but they could just
as easily be an integer or binary value if either is easier to deal

Python 2.4.3 - Enthought Edition 1.0.0 (#69, Aug  2 2006, 12:09:59) [MSC v.1310
32 bit (Intel)] on win32
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>>> a = u"\u%s%s" %('0d', 'fe')
UnicodeDecodeError: 'unicodeescape' codec can't decode bytes in position 0-2: tr
uncated \uXXXX escape


Wesley Brooks.

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