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Old Man Yells At Cloud

On Sun, 17 Sep 2017 08:03 pm, Leam Hall wrote:

> I'm still trying to figure out how to convert a string to unicode in
> Python 2.

A Python 2 string is a string of bytes, so you need to know what encoding they
are in. Let's assume you got them from a source using UTF-8. Then you would do:


and it will return a Unicode string of "code points" (think: more or less

?Cheer up,? they said, ?things could be worse.? So I cheered up, and sure
enough, things got worse.