import unicodedata; map(unicodedata.name, '\u2022'.decode('ascii'))

Python unicode `explain`

vs. map(unicodedata.name, u'\u2022')
Sample Output
>>> print '\u2022'
\u2022
>>> print len('\u2022')
6
>>> import unicodedata
>>> map(unicodedata.name, '\u2022'.decode('ascii'))
['REVERSE SOLIDUS', 'LATIN SMALL LETTER U', 'DIGIT TWO', 'DIGIT ZERO', 'DIGIT TWO', 'DIGIT TWO']

>>> print u'\u2022'
?
>>> print len(u'\u2022')
1
>>> map(unicodedata.name, u'\u2022')
['BULLET']

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By: evandrix
2012-09-11 10:01:39

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