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Andrew Bennetts andrew at
Mon Apr 11 11:12:06 BST 2005

On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 11:45:37AM +0200, Erik Bågfors wrote:
> I'm on ubuntu and your first "if 1:" is "if 0:" I consider this a bug
> since hoary is UTF8 per default.
> I'll see if there is a bug open on this.

According to,
sys.getdefaultencoding() should always return 'ascii'.

AFAIK, the right fix is to always explicitly convert bytes (i.e. the str
type) to unicode, e.g. by someval.decode(locale.getpreferredencoding()).


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