Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Jan 31, 2010, at 01:44 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> We deliberate don't document -U because its typical effect is "break the
>> world" - it makes all strings unicode in 2.x.
> As an aside, I think this should be documented *somewhere* other than just in
> import.c!  I'd totally forgotten about it until I read the source and almost
> missed it.  Either it should be documented or it should be ripped out.

Ripping it out is probably a reasonable idea given that there is a much
better approach available now (i.e. trying to run under Py3k) that
actually has a vague hope of working.

Then again, if 2.7 really is the last non-maintenance 2.x release,
what's to be gained by messing with it?


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