Author ncoghlan
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Date 2013-08-22.23:04:42
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On 23 Aug 2013 01:40, "R. David Murray" <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
.  (I double checked, and this does indeed work...doing the equivalent of
ls >temp via python preserves the bytes with that PYTHONIOENCODING setting.
 I don't quite understand, however, why I get the � chars if I don't
redirect the output.).

I assume the terminal window is doing the substitution for the improperly
encoded bytes.

Regarding the issue, perhaps we should convert this to a docs bug? Attempt
to make the "PYTHONIOENCODING=utf-8:surrogateescape" easier to discover?
Heck, it may be worth creating a stable URL that we can include in
surrogate related error messages...
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