Python2.7 unicode conundrum
Richard Damon wrote:
> Why do you say it has been convert to 'Latin'. The string prints as
> being Unicode. Internally Python doesn't store strings as UTF-8, but as
> plain Unicode (UCS-2 or UCS-4 as needed), and code-point E4 is the
> character you want.
You're right, this wasn't the minimal example for my problem after all.
Turns out that the actual issue is somewhere between SQLAlchemy and
MySQL. I took a more specific questioon overt to stackoverflow.com