[XML-SIG] Re: Issues with Unicode type

Eric van der Vlist vdv@dyomedea.com
23 Sep 2002 21:31:57 +0200

On Mon, 2002-09-23 at 21:27, Uche Ogbuji wrote:
> Eric found this message where Guido does a decent job of summarizing the
> various issues, though I'm not sure I agree with his conclusion:
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/i18n-sig/2001-June/001107.html
> I should note that based on code Eric found in James Clark's code, Java
> doesn't treat surrogates specially internally, either, which I guess
> tends to bolster Guido's POV  :-(

Yes... however, there seems to be *some* notion of surrogates at least
in the unicode.__repr__() method:

>>> print "%r" % c

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