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Printing Unicode from python
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So if I have Unicode strings in Python, and I print them, they get encoded using sys.getdefaultencoding(), and if that encoding can't handle a character in my string, I get a UnicodeEncodeError. Can I set things up so that the encoding is done with 'replace' for errors rather than 'strict'? As it is, I use a function instead of print:
# Safe printing: can print any unicode string
Isn't there a way to set stdout to not care or something?