[clug] python unicode question

Sam Couter sam at couter.dropbear.id.au
Mon Dec 8 10:50:49 GMT 2003

Michael Cohen <michael.cohen at netspeed.com.au> wrote:
> I dont have any experience with unicode until now but it seems like a big 
> pain, is there a way to turn all this off, like in perl's export LC_ALL or 
> somesuch?

And to go along with Martin's Python-specific comments, here's Joel
Spolsky's take on Unicode, (not-so) plain text and character sets:


It's a tad long, but I find Joel's writings fairly easy reading, and
everything in this article is spot-on.
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