[reportlab-users] reportlab-users Digest, Vol 78, Issue 23

yangyingchao yangyingchao at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 20:55:14 EDT 2010

Well, filename is unicode, but utf8str() tries to encode it into utf8 string. And that may cause some problem in all systems who are not using utf8 for encoding.

And I think there should be some improvements in reportlab, not in the users codes.


At 2010-10-28 00:00:26,reportlab-users-request at lists2.reportlab.com wrote:

>Probably not a good idea.

>Instead, you better remove the 2 calls to utf8str in saveToFile

>entirely and use the filename as is.

>Then, when you specify the filename argument, use a unicode

>object instead of a byte-string (the built-in open works fine with unicode).









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