Add encoding header to Python files downloaded from notebooks. #1159

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Closes gh-1156.


This prevents the encoding header from appearing in the notebook interface. Is this the desired behavior?

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Snap: PR #1158. ;-)

I'm pretty sure it is the desired behaviour - we execute code as unicode strings, and Python complains if it gets an encoding declaration in a unicode string. But we should remove it consistently (I've done it using the regex from PEP 263).

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Wow, we have dueling PRs! Neat!! BTW, we're on IRC right now if you guys want to jump in..

@bfroehle bfroehle closed this Dec 15, 2011
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