What does the u'*****' mean?

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  11 November 2011
What does the u'*****' mean?

Hi there everyone!

I hope this isn't too silly of a question, but I'm working with Python, and shaders, and I'm wondering what the following means:

After creating or querying a shader, and printing the result, I get something similar to the following:

>>> shdr, sg = createSurfaceShader( 'blinn' )
>>> shdr
nt.Blinn(u'blinn1')


Why is the result:
u'blinn1'

instead of just:
blinn1

What does it mean?
Thanks in advance,
M
 
  11 November 2011
It stands for Unicode. Basically ASCII can hold 256 values while Unicode can hold lots more, I think over 65,000 values.

No need to worry about it.
 
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