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Re: default encoding (was: Re: GNU screen hangs)
> I have LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8, of course. And still Xlib fails.
Oh well. Someone more knowledgeable about X will need to step in here.
> I think the Python interpreter should call setlocale,
> instead of having Python programs themselves do it,
> because it is half-an-OS and does lots of character
> set mangling, that Python software shouldn't have to
> be aware of.
C programs have to call it themselves too, so it wouldn't be
unreasonable to expect Python programs to do the same. I guess the
important thing is that it's defined one way or the other. I've got no
idea whether it is.
Sorry, not very helpful.
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