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

Brian Granger ellisonbg.net@gmail....
Thu Nov 12 12:33:10 CST 2009


Fernando and Robert,

Thanks for the refs, I will start the read up.  The good news is that I have
started to
move all our paths, files, dirs over the unicode and nothing has exploded
yet.

Cheers,

Brian

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 8:41 AM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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