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SubjectRe: [PATCH] docs: license-rules.txt: cover SPDX headers on Python scripts
On Thu,  5 Sep 2019 06:23:13 -0300
Mauro Carvalho Chehab <> wrote:

> Python's PEP-263 [1] dictates that an script that needs to default to
> UTF-8 encoding has to follow this rule:
> 'Python will default to ASCII as standard encoding if no other
> encoding hints are given.
> To define a source code encoding, a magic comment must be placed
> into the source files either as first or second line in the file'

So this is only Python 2, right? Python 3 is UTF8 by default. Given that
Python 2 is EOL in January, is this something we should be concerned
about? Or should we instead be making sure that all the Python we have
in-tree works properly with Python 3 and be done with it?



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