[Python-Dev] Strings: '\012' -> '\n'

Barry A. Warsaw barry@digicool.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2001 23:50:25 -0500

>>>>> "TP" == Tim Peters <tim.one@home.com> writes:

    TP> Note that as of 2.0, a far quicker way is to use
    TP> binascii.b2a_hex(), or its absurdist (read "Barry" <wink>)
    TP> synonym binascii.hexlify().

Thanks for the compliment Tim, but I can't take credit for that name.
If it was me I'd have called it wudduptify() (and its inverse,
notmuchlify()).  I stole the name from Emacs's hexlify-buffer function
which kind of does the same thing.

would-converting-to-octal-digits-be-called-octopuslify-ly y'rs,