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Author vstinner
Recipients Arfrever, ezio.melotti, gregory.p.smith, lemburg, loewis, vstinner
Date 2010-04-30.17:16:06
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> No, you store the environment data as bytes and only
> decode in getenv() ...

Yes, this is the best solution for POSIX. We need maybe also a os.getenvb()->bytes function, maybe only on POSIX.

But I think that Windows should continue to use unicode environment variables. Should os.getenv(key, encoding=...) reencode the value on Windows?
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