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Author vstinner
Recipients benjamin.peterson, ezio.melotti, grahamd, lemburg, ncoghlan, pitrou, pje, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2014-08-25.01:06:06
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I don't think that applications are prepared to handle surrogate characters, so I'm not sure that the default encoding should be "surrogateescape". In my experience, text is later encoded to UTF-8 (or latin1 or ascii) and you then you an error from the encoder.

Just one example: issue #11186.
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