Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Fri, 25 May 2001 10:27:58 -0400 (EDT)
Rich Salz writes:
> Are there any guidelines as to when it isn't safe to use cStringIO? As
> long as everyone sticks to UTF-8 it should work, right? I know that
> incoming XML might have some other encoding, but if I'm using SAX or
> DOM, it will have been converted, right?
cStringIO works with 8-bit strings, regardless of the encoding. It
does not work with non-ASCII Unicode strings. Fixing that is on my
plate, but I don't have time allotted for it yet.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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