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Re: OT: Python (was: Make Unicode bugs release critical?)

On 2011-02-14, Klaus Ethgen <Klaus@Ethgen.de> wrote:
> ~> LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf-8 perl -e 'print "\x{00a3}\n";'
> ~> LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf-8 perl -e 'print "\x{00a3}\n";' | cat
> Both gives the same result, a '£' sign as expected.

And what's the value in that demonstration?  Yes, you can treat UTF8 like a
bytestream.  And the thread was about the problems that can arise of this.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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