[XML-SIG] Re: Issues with Unicode type

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Tue, 24 Sep 2002 10:10:59 -0400

Martin v. Loewis writes:
 > 3. Implement it properly. Please understand that you will be trading
 >    efficiency for correctness.

I'm sure a small C extension could provide the needed helpers quite
efficiently.  Even with a UCS-4 version of Python, a Unicode literal
containing a surrogate pair (explicitly, using two \u sequences) will
exhibit the behavior that Eric wants to see suppressed.


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