[Python-il] Hebrew in Python on MAC

Shai Berger shai at platonix.com
Sat Feb 13 19:16:42 IST 2010


On Saturday 13 February 2010, Benny Chor wrote:
> 
> I have downloaded Python 3.1.1 IDLE for MAC OSX. It works OK but refuses
> to digest Hebrew letters and strings (both as input and output), This is
>  for a program that worked fined in the Windows XP IDLE python environment.

Try to check which character encoding you are working with (e.g. are you by 
chance using Windows-cp1255 encoded files). I'm not sure which encoding is the 
default on the Mac, but I'd expect UTF-8.

HTH,
	Shai.


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