[IPython-dev] IPython and unicode (planning ahead for Py3k)

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Nov 12 10:41:49 CST 2009


On 2009-11-12 02:55 AM, Fernando Perez wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 5:10 PM, Brian Granger<ellisonbg.net@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Should we just return unicode(homedir) instead?  I guess I can no longer
>> avoid learning
>> about unicode...
>
> In solidarity I'm starting my education on this topic.  I suspect  we
> won't make one iota of progress on eventual py3 port work if we don't
> understand this better.  I found this tutorial online I'll try to read
> tomorrow, feel free to suggest any others that you may like:
>
> http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/Unicode.html

Some Python-specific tutorials:

   http://farmdev.com/talks/unicode/
   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cecJ9o5GGmw

   http://effbot.org/zone/unicode-objects.htm

   http://effbot.org/zone/unicode-objects.htm

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco



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