taschini at ieee
Apr 26, 2012, 8:07 AM
Post #3 of 4
Re: Is it safe to assume that Python 2.7 is always built with unicode support?
[In reply to]
May I suggest that http://bugs.python.org/issue8767 be reopened, to make
On 26 April 2012 16:01, <martin [at] v> wrote:
> I'm looking into issue 1065986 , and in order to submit a patch I need
>> to know whether I have to take into account the eventuality that cpyhon
>> be built without unicode support.
> It's intended (at least, it is *my* intention) that Python 2.7 can be built
> without Unicode support, and it's a bug if that is not possible anymore.
> Certain embedded configurations might want that.
> That doesn't mean that the bug needs to be fixed; this can be deferred
> somebody actually requests that bug being fixed, or better, until somebody
> contributes a patch to do so.
> However, it *does* mean that we shouldn't further break the feature, at
> not knowingly.
> OTOH, it's clear that certain functionality cannot work if Unicode is
> so it may be acceptable if pydoc breaks in such a configuration.