[Rpm-metadata] Re: unicode conversion
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Sat Oct 25 06:30:34 UTC 2003
On Sat, 2003-10-25 at 02:04, seth vidal wrote:
> hi all,
> this is what I did, comments?
> def utf8String(string):
> """hands back a unicoded string"""
> string = unicode(string)
> except UnicodeError, e:
> newstring = ''
> for char in string:
> if ord(char) > 127:
> newstring = newstring + '#'
> newstring = newstring + char
> newstring = newstring + 'NOTE: Characters replaced outside of UTF8 Range'
> return unicode(newstring)
> return string
another option occurred to me - instead of adding the note - in the
string, I could bring this function inside the RpmMetaData class and if
something triggers the above, the note is appended to that entry as an
xml comment, but still replaces the character with a '#'.
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