Author loewis
Recipients ezio.melotti, kennyluck, loewis, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2012-04-28.17:09:37
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I see. The proper reaction for a codec that can't handle a certain error then is to raise the original exception. I'm -1 on raising LookupError when trying to find the error handler - this would suggest that the error handler does not exist, which is not true.

As for simplifying the implementation: it might be reasonable to special-case surrogatepass inside the individual codecs, rather than looking up the error handler. Then the error handler could just be identical to "strict", except that UTF-8, UTF-16, and UTF-32 individually special-case this error handler in their encoders and decoders.
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