Python string to unicode

Question or problem about Python programming: I have a string that contains unicode characters e.g. \u2026 etc. Somehow it is not received to me as unicode, but is received as a str. How do I convert it back to unicode? >>> a=”Hello\u2026″ >>> b=u”Hello\u2026″ >>> print a Hello\u2026 >>> print b Hello‚Ķ >>> print unicode(a) […]

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overriding bool() for custom class

Question or problem about Python programming: All I want is for bool(myInstance) to return False (and for myInstance to evaluate to False when in a conditional like if/or/and. I know how to override >, >> bool(MinPriorityQueue([]) False >>> bool(MinPriorityQueue([1,3,2]) True Solution 4: test.__nonzero__() Solution 5: Similar to John La Rooy, I use: class Test(object): def […]

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