[JDEV] jabber.py problems

mallum breakfast at 10.am
Wed Feb 6 19:08:27 CST 2002

on Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 05:28:08PM +0100, Jacek Konieczny wrote:
> It is not a good thing (one Python hacker told me this, with some
> arguments, that convinced me).

Id like to hear the arguments. Especially if they are using pythons
expat bindings too. 

> jabber.py should be fixed, so it uses proper encoding.

Its not broken.
> And all applications using jabber.py should be prepared to convert UTF-8
> from and to local encoding. 

Its does. As far as jabberpy's concerned your local encoding is what
ever you set you Python encoding too. If this is set to 'ascii' then 
accented chars will turn into ?'s , which is of course conversion from
UTF-8 to 'local' encoding. 

   -- mallum

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