10 Jul '12, 6pm

Sam Ruby: utf8mb4

Amusing exercise: compile a list of OS vendors who, by default, ship a non-Unicode-capable ("narrow") build of Python. Posted by Jacques Distler at 20:34 I gather that I’m one of the lucky ones: $ python Python 2.7.3 (default, Apr 20 2012, 22:39:59) [GCC 4.6.3] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>> unichr(0x1D49C) u'\U0001d49c' Posted by Sam Ruby at 21:07 MacOSX 10.7.4 ("Lion"), with XCode 4.3.3: % python Python 2.7.1 (r271:86832, Jun 16 2011, 16:59:05) [GCC 4.2.1 (Based on Apple Inc. build 5658) (LLVM build 2335.15.00)] on darwin Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>> unichr(0x1D49C) Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module> ValueError: unichr() arg not in range(0x10000) (narrow Python build) (N.B.: XCode 4.3.3 is the latest release of the Developer tools (June ...

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