473,695 Members | 1,815 Online
Bytes | Software Development & Data Engineering Community
+ Post

Home Posts Topics Members FAQ

lowercase u before string in "python for windows"

why does this occur when using the python windows extensions? all
string are prefixed by a lowercase "u".
is there a newsgroup explicitly for python windows extensions?

example of output below.

SMBIOSBIOSVersi on:u'A16'
SMBIOSMajorVers ion:2
SMBIOSMinorVers ion:3
SMBIOSPresent:T rue
SoftwareElement ID:u'Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A16'
SoftwareElement State:3
Status:u'OK'
TargetOperating System:0
here is a snippet of the code:

if objItem.Status != None:
print "Status:" + ` objItem.Status`
if objItem.TargetO peratingSystem != None:
print "TargetOperatin gSystem:" + `
objItem.TargetO peratingSystem`
if objItem.Version != None:
print "Version:" + ` objItem.Version `
Mar 10 '08 #1
3 2754
why does this occur when using the python windows extensions? all
string are prefixed by a lowercase "u".
They are Unicode strings:

http://docs.python.org/ref/strings.html
is there a newsgroup explicitly for python windows extensions?
Not that I know of, other than what's described here:

https://sourceforge.net/mail/?group_id=78018

-tkc
Mar 10 '08 #2
On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 5:20 PM, davidj411 <da*******@gmai l.comwrote:
why does this occur when using the python windows extensions?
There's nothing Windows specific about this - it just means that you
have unicode strings. See
<http://effbot.org/zone/unicode-objects.htm>,

--
Cheers,
Simon B.
si***@brunningo nline.net
http://www.brunningonline.net/simon/blog/
GTalk: simon.brunning | MSN: small_values | Yahoo: smallvalues
Mar 10 '08 #3
>
is there a newsgroup explicitly for python windows extensions?

Not that I know of, other than what's described here:

https://sourceforge.net/mail/?group_id=78018

-tkc
There is a PyWin32 user's group:

http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-win32

The maintainer of the project is a regular contributor to the list as
are a number of other very knowledgeable Windows guys.

Mike
Mar 10 '08 #4

This thread has been closed and replies have been disabled. Please start a new discussion.

Similar topics

9
5806
by: Peter Hansen | last post by:
The term "mock filesystem" refers to code allowing unit or acceptance tests to create, read and write, and manipulate in other ways "virtual" files, without any actual disk access. Everything is held in memory and therefore fast, without risk of damaging real files, and with none of the messiness of leftover files after testing. Googling the archives and the web suggests that only I and Remy Blank have done much along these lines. I...
7
7694
by: jeffbernstein | last post by:
Greetings. I'm reading "How to think like a computer scientist: Learning with Python" and there's a question regarding string operations. The question is, "Can you think of a property that addition and multiplication have that string concatenation and repetition do not?" I thought it was the commutative property but "<string>"*3 is equivalent to 3*"<string>". Any ideas?
30
2900
by: bblais | last post by:
Hello, Let me start by saying that I am coming from a background using Matlab (or Octave), and C++. I am going to outline the basic nuts-and-bolts of how I work in these languages, and ask for some help to find out how the same thing is done in Python. I am not sure what the standard is. In C++, I open up an editor in one window, a Unix shell in another. I write the code in the editor, then switch to the shell window for compile...
2
3200
by: André | last post by:
Short description: Using a wxPython based app, I would like to take a python script in an editor window, invoke the python interpreter and use another window as stdin/stdout/stderr. Based on what I've read so far, I've figured that I need to do something like: f_in, f_out = popen4("python -u script.py") where I have extracted the text from the editor and put it in "script.py". (However, see below).
2
1465
by: Blair LeGent | last post by:
Following the directions in "Python in a Nutshell" (an excellent book), I entered the C code for "helloworld.c", saved it as a file, and entered this script and saved it as setup.py: from distutils.core import setup, Extension setup(name='helloworld', ext_modules= )]) Then, following directions, I type "python setup.py install" from a C:\> prompt. I get these messages:
92
3937
by: ureuffyrtu955 | last post by:
Python is a good programming language, but "Python" is not a good name. First, python also means snake, Monty Python. If we search "python" in google, emule, many results are not programming resource. If we search PHP, all results are programming resource. Second, python also means snake, snake is not a good thing in western culture. Many people dislike any things relevant to snake. We must have high regard for the custom.
3
1330
by: kyosohma | last post by:
Hi, Is there some way to get a list of "impure" Python modules/extensions from PyPI? I know the mySQL module is a good example, but I am working on creating some decent instructions on how to create Windows installers from impure modules and am having a hard time finding them. Thanks! Mike
3
1470
by: bsagert | last post by:
After a couple of weeks studying Python, I already have a few useful scripts, including one that downloads 1500 Yahoo stock quotes in 6 seconds. However, many things are puzzling to me. I keep on seeing things like "__main__" in scripts. A more obscure example would be "__add__" used in string concatenation. For example, I can use "Hello "+"world (or just "Hello" "world") to join those two words. But I can also use "Hello...
2
4379
by: bsagert | last post by:
I downloaded Mark Pilgrims's feedparser.py in a zipfile to my Windows machine, unzipped it and tried to install it to no avail. Here is the result => C:\>python c:\scripts\feedparser-4.1\setup.py install running install running build running build_py file feedparser.py (for module feedparser) not found
0
8623
marktang
by: marktang | last post by:
ONU (Optical Network Unit) is one of the key components for providing high-speed Internet services. Its primary function is to act as an endpoint device located at the user's premises. However, people are often confused as to whether an ONU can Work As a Router. In this blog post, we’ll explore What is ONU, What Is Router, ONU & Router’s main usage, and What is the difference between ONU and Router. Let’s take a closer look ! Part I. Meaning of...
0
8565
by: Hystou | last post by:
Most computers default to English, but sometimes we require a different language, especially when relocating. Forgot to request a specific language before your computer shipped? No problem! You can effortlessly switch the default language on Windows 10 without reinstalling. I'll walk you through it. First, let's disable language synchronization. With a Microsoft account, language settings sync across devices. To prevent any complications,...
0
9113
Oralloy
by: Oralloy | last post by:
Hello folks, I am unable to find appropriate documentation on the type promotion of bit-fields when using the generalised comparison operator "<=>". The problem is that using the GNU compilers, it seems that the internal comparison operator "<=>" tries to promote arguments from unsigned to signed. This is as boiled down as I can make it. Here is my compilation command: g++-12 -std=c++20 -Wnarrowing bit_field.cpp Here is the code in...
0
8977
jinu1996
by: jinu1996 | last post by:
In today's digital age, having a compelling online presence is paramount for businesses aiming to thrive in a competitive landscape. At the heart of this digital strategy lies an intricately woven tapestry of website design and digital marketing. It's not merely about having a website; it's about crafting an immersive digital experience that captivates audiences and drives business growth. The Art of Business Website Design Your website is...
1
8839
by: Hystou | last post by:
Overview: Windows 11 and 10 have less user interface control over operating system update behaviour than previous versions of Windows. In Windows 11 and 10, there is no way to turn off the Windows Update option using the Control Panel or Settings app; it automatically checks for updates and installs any it finds, whether you like it or not. For most users, this new feature is actually very convenient. If you want to control the update process,...
0
4339
by: TSSRALBI | last post by:
Hello I'm a network technician in training and I need your help. I am currently learning how to create and manage the different types of VPNs and I have a question about LAN-to-LAN VPNs. The last exercise I practiced was to create a LAN-to-LAN VPN between two Pfsense firewalls, by using IPSEC protocols. I succeeded, with both firewalls in the same network. But I'm wondering if it's possible to do the same thing, with 2 Pfsense firewalls...
1
2997
by: 6302768590 | last post by:
Hai team i want code for transfer the data from one system to another through IP address by using C# our system has to for every 5mins then we have to update the data what the data is updated we have to send another system
2
2269
muto222
by: muto222 | last post by:
How can i add a mobile payment intergratation into php mysql website.
3
1971
bsmnconsultancy
by: bsmnconsultancy | last post by:
In today's digital era, a well-designed website is crucial for businesses looking to succeed. Whether you're a small business owner or a large corporation in Toronto, having a strong online presence can significantly impact your brand's success. BSMN Consultancy, a leader in Website Development in Toronto offers valuable insights into creating effective websites that not only look great but also perform exceptionally well. In this comprehensive...

By using Bytes.com and it's services, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

To disable or enable advertisements and analytics tracking please visit the manage ads & tracking page.