Author vstinner
Recipients cvrebert, docs@python, eli.bendersky, eric.araujo, ezio.melotti, ncoghlan, pitrou, vstinner
Date 2012-02-12.08:58:46
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> A common programming task is "I want to process this text file,
> I know it's in an ASCII compatible encoding, I don't know which
> one specifically, but I'm only manipulating the ASCII parts
> so it doesn't matter".

Can you give more detail about this use case? Why would you ignore non-ASCII characters?
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