[Twisted-Python] Twisted Web, Unicode & request.write()

Stephen Thorne stephen at thorne.id.au
Wed Jun 16 02:16:40 EDT 2010

On 2010-06-15, Jason J. W. Williams wrote:
> Hi Y'all,
> What's the correct way to write out Unicode data to the client in
> Twisted Web? request.write() throws a "Data must not be unicode".
> Content-Type header is set with "; charset=utf-8" appended to the
> content type.

If you say the charset utf-8, you should emit utf-8.

u'foo'.encode('utf-8') converts from a python unicode object to a str
encoded using the utf-8 codec.

Stephen Thorne
Development Engineer
Netbox Blue

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