[reportlab-users] any help plz ....

Jerome Alet reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Wed, 5 Nov 2003 22:49:14 +0100

On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 01:41:09PM -0800, sarah el-lawindy wrote:
> dear Jerome Alet

Well, I hope I'm not alone on this list ;-)

>   hi , i know  u got very bored from my very very primitaive questions, but i really need any help.
>   ok, do u know  anything about unicode thing? i tried to write a unicode string, but the compiler gave me a error, "not a valid UTF-8 string" an then i tried another one (i got it from the mailing list archive), but gave another error " something (i can't remeber) then ordinal 128" . so do u know the solution for this ?
>   i hope that u reply back ...

This is a string encoding error. 

You should read the Python documentation about unicode, because I'm far
from being a specialist on this subject.

All I know is that you have to convert your strings to or from 

Hoping this helps anyway...


Jerome Alet

"A non-free program is a predatory social system that keeps people 
in a state of domination and division, and uses the spoils to 
dominate more." - RMS