read text file byte by byte
steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Sat Dec 12 11:31:49 CET 2009
On Sat, 12 Dec 2009 10:35:55 +0100, census wrote:
>> I've got some questions -
>> 1) How do I read the file byte by byte 2) Should I use streams? If so
>> and I get my entire scrambled text in stream can I just write it to the
>> binary file?
> f = open ("binaryfile", "r")
> bytearray = map (ord, f.read () )
> Stores the content of binaryfile in the list bytearray.
If it's a binary file, you should open it in binary mode:
f = open ("binaryfile", "rb")
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