Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients ezio.melotti, pitrou, python-dev, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2012-11-12.08:05:42
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> You can uses cpXXX encodings explictly to read or write a file, but these
> encodings are not used for sys.getfilesystemencoding() (or
> sys.stdout.encoding).

At least CP1251 has been used for many cyrillic locales in before-UTF8 age (I use it sometimes still). For now CP1251 is the default encoding for Byelorussian and Bulgarian:

$ grep CP /usr/share/i18n/SUPPORTED
be_BY CP1251
bg_BG CP1251
ru_RU.CP1251 CP1251
yi_US CP1255
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