[XML-SIG] Re: Issues with Unicode type

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Tue, 24 Sep 2002 09:59:11 -0400

Uche Ogbuji writes:
 > As I said the main problem I see with all this in Python is
 > inconsistency and lack of docs.

I've just added a note to the docs for Python 2.2.2 and 2.3 that len()
returns the number of storage units, not abstract characters.  I don't
expect that to change given that it's been doing it that way since the
Unicode type was introduced.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation