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Author lemburg
Recipients eric.snow, lemburg, python-dev, steve.dower, syeberman
Date 2016-09-09.07:30:17
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Yes, that's intended. See e.g. the mbcs codec.

If a search function gets an ImportError, it interprets this as "codec is not available/working", and then gives other search functions a chance to find a working one.
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