[Twisted-Python] twisted.internet.abstract.FileDescription.write vs unicode

Jeff Bowden jlb at houseofdistraction.com
Tue Jul 13 16:00:35 EDT 2004

James Y Knight wrote:

> On Jul 13, 2004, at 12:50 AM, Jeff Bowden wrote:
>> Right, so I worked around this problem by calling .encode('utf8') in 
>> all the places where strings go out (after making appropriate changes 
>> to the content-encoding).
>> It wasn't that complicated but it was a PITA and it will be an 
>> ongoing maintenance headache.  It would be a lot nicer if the 
>> framework dealt with it transparently.
>> FileDescriptor.write does seem like the wrong place to handle it even 
>> though that's where the error message pops out.  Apparently what's 
>> needed is another layer on top of the http layer.   Has anyone 
>> attempted to write one?
> I assume you know about Nevow?

I do and I'm using it for my client web frontend, but it's not 
appropriate for the backend part of my application.  Does it handle 
unicode transparently?

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