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Author vstinner
Recipients christian.heimes, georg.brandl, loewis, tungwaiyip, vstinner
Date 2009-03-24.22:00:02
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Attached patch is a partial fix: support UTF-16-LE, UTF-16-BE and 
UTF-32-LE. Some remarks about my patch:
 * UTF-32-BE is not supported because I'm too lazy tonigh 
   to finish the patch and because such file begins with 0x00 0x00
   whereas the parser doesn't like nul bytes
 * I disabled the cookie check if the file starts with a BOM (the
   cookie is ignored) because the charset name is not normalized
   and so if the cookie is not exactly the same as the hardcoded
   charset name (eg. "UTF-16LE"), the test will fail. 
   Eg "utf-16le" != "UTF-16LE" :-(
 * compile() would require much more effort to support UTF-16-* 
   and UTF-32-* because compile() simply rejects any string with 
   nul byte. It's beause it uses functions like strlen() :-/ That's
   why I use subprocess([sys.executable, ...]) in the unit test and
   not simply compile()

Support UTF-{16,32}-{LE,BE} would be nice but it requires to hack to 
parser (especially compile() builtin function) to support nul bytes...
Date User Action Args
2009-03-24 22:00:17vstinnersetrecipients: + vstinner, loewis, georg.brandl, tungwaiyip, christian.heimes
2009-03-24 22:00:17vstinnersetmessageid: <>
2009-03-24 22:00:15vstinnerlinkissue1503789 messages
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