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UnicodeDecodeError on localized error messages in Windows #119

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I'm getting a socket-related error on Windows when the host can't be connected to:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\Python27\Scripts\", line 8, in <module>
    load_entry_point('httpie==0.3.1', 'console_scripts', 'http')()
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\httpie\", line 120, in main
    error('%s: %s', type(e).__name__, str(e))
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xf6 in position 33: ordinal not in range(128)

On Windows, error messages relating to sockets are localized so str(e) is wrong and the text should be in unicode.

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