[PATCH] Decode patch from UTF-8 while parsing from stdin

martin f. krafft madduck at madduck.net
Fri Feb 11 01:43:11 EST 2011

also sprach Guilherme Salgado <guilherme.salgado at linaro.org> [2011.02.10.1302 +0100]:
> If indeed parse_patch() will only be passed unicode objects, having it
> call text.decode('utf8') is wrong because that will cause an implicit
> encoding of text using the default codec (ascii), which will fail if
> text has any non-ascii characters.

True, but I am sure there was another reason. I cannot remember it

Has someone tried submitting a patch with Unicode? Maybe it does
work now…

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