[reportlab-users] reportlab-users Digest, Vol 78, Issue 24

Henning von Bargen H.vonBargen at t-p.com
Thu Oct 28 12:13:01 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.


> Thanks

> Tubo

You misunderstood.
I suggest to fix reportlab actually:
saveToFile is a method in pdfdoc.py which should be fixed.


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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