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Author lemburg
Recipients lemburg, loewis, tarek
Date 2008-04-07.19:49:37
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Agreed, but any change will target the package authors who can easily
upgrade their packages to use Unicode for e.g. names.

If the change were to address distutils users, we'd have to be a lot
more careful.

In any case, if UTF-8 is the defacto standard used in older packages,
then we should probably use that as fallback solution if the ASCII
assumption doesn't work out:

try:
    value = unicode(value)
except UnicodeDecodeError:
    value = unicode(value, 'utf-8')
value = value.encode('utf-8')
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