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Author loewis
Recipients lemburg, loewis, tarek
Date 2008-04-08.20:16:06
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> But write_pkg_file will use ascii encoding if we don't indicate it
> here:
>>>> pkg_info.write('Author: %s\n' % self.get_contact() )

Why do you say that it uses ascii? It uses whatever encoding the string
returned by get_contact uses. See the attached P1-1.0.tar.gz for an
example. This doesn't use ASCII, and doesn't use UTF-8, and works with

> So wouldn't a light fix in write_pkg_file() would be sufficient when a
> unicode(field) fails, as MAL mentioned ? by trying utf8:
>>>> try:
> ...    pkg_info.write('Author: %s\n' % self.get_contact() )
> ... except UnicodeEncodeError:
> ...    pkg_info.write('Author: %s\n' % self.get_contact().encode('utf8') ) 

That would work - although I fail to see what this has to do with
a failing unicode(field). Instead, it has rather to do with a failing
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