"Sometimes digging a hole is fast, but you will fall into it later on and pay the price" -- anonymous
Sets default encoding to utf8 in a hacky manner. While this is considered harmful, it is sometimes necessary.
Encouraging pysqlite, SQLAlchemy and Archetypes to play together
In your buildout.cfg:
[versions] pysqlite = 2.4.1 [instance] eggs += defaultencodinghack zcml += defaultencodinghack