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Title: UnicodeDecodeError 'ascii' codec can't decode byte in position - ordinal not in range(128)
Type: compile error Stage: resolved
Components: Unicode Versions: Python 2.7
Status: closed Resolution: out of date
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: Jiri Prajzner, ezio.melotti, iritkatriel, v+python, vstinner
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2018-03-02 13:20 by Jiri Prajzner, last changed 2022-04-11 14:58 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (5)
msg313132 - (view) Author: Jiri Prajzner (Jiri Prajzner) Date: 2018-03-02 13:20
Locate "Barra de navegació"->"Término de búsqueda o dirección" and browse "" website - results in:
Exception UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 73: ordinal not in range(128)

If i correct the word navegació to navegación, there's no UnicodeDecodeError
msg313133 - (view) Author: Jiri Prajzner (Jiri Prajzner) Date: 2018-03-02 14:26
Locate "URL \u307e\u305f\u306f\u691c\u7d22\u8a9e\u53e5\u3092\u5165\u529b\u3057\u307e\u3059"->"URL \u307e\u305f\u306f\u691c\u7d22\u8a9e\u53e5\u3092\u5165\u529b\u3057\u307e\u3059" and browse "" website throws the same error. if the first "URL \u307e\u305f\u306f\u691c\u7d22\u8a9e\u53e5\u3092\u5165\u529b\u3057\u307e\u3059" is replaced with "\u30ca\u30d3\u30b2\u30fc\u30b7\u30e7\u30f3\u30c4\u30fc\u30eb\u30d0\u30fc" that is actually expected, there's no error.
msg313134 - (view) Author: Jiri Prajzner (Jiri Prajzner) Date: 2018-03-02 14:36
Locate "\u179a\u1794\u17b6\u179a\u200b\u17a7\u1794\u1780\u179a\u178e\u17cd\u200b\u179a\u17bb\u1780\u179a\u1780\u200b"->"\u179f\u17d2\u179c\u17c2\u1784\u179a\u1780 \u17ac\u200b\u1794\u1789\u17d2\u1785\u17bc\u179b\u200b\u17a2\u17b6\u179f\u1799\u178a\u17d2\u178b\u17b6\u1793" and browse "" website 


Locate "\u179a\u1794\u17b6\u179a\u200b\u1798\u17c9\u17ba\u1793\u17bb\u1799"->"\u179f\u17d2\u179c\u17c2\u1784\u179a\u1780 \u17ac\u200b\u1794\u1789\u17d2\u1785\u17bc\u179b\u200b\u17a2\u17b6\u179f\u1799\u178a\u17d2\u178b\u17b6\u1793" and browse "" website - this is km_KH.utf8 locale. msg313133 is ja_JP.utf8 locale

it looks like python unicode decode cannot compare strings well in these locales.
msg313160 - (view) Author: Glenn Linderman (v+python) * Date: 2018-03-02 19:53
The problem here is that the error message is trying to write to an output device using ASCII.  If there is no error, there is no error message print attempt. The error message, when written to an ASCII device, needs to be escaped.

You don't show the code, so it is hard to say more about the issue.
msg394673 - (view) Author: Irit Katriel (iritkatriel) * (Python committer) Date: 2021-05-28 17:02
Jiri, if you are still having this problem in 3.9+, and Glenn's suggestion to escape the error is not helpful, please create a new issue and include code to reproduce it.

Python 2.7 is no longer maintained.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:58:58adminsetgithub: 77164
2021-05-28 17:02:35iritkatrielsetstatus: open -> closed

nosy: + iritkatriel
messages: + msg394673

resolution: out of date
stage: resolved
2018-03-02 19:53:42v+pythonsetnosy: + v+python
messages: + msg313160
2018-03-02 14:36:42Jiri Prajznersetmessages: + msg313134
2018-03-02 14:26:38Jiri Prajznersetmessages: + msg313133
2018-03-02 13:20:54Jiri Prajznercreate