[Python-Dev] Why doesn't the uu module give you the filename?

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sun, 27 Apr 2003 15:19:17 -0400

> While it's simple enough to get the uu module to uudecode a string 
> (using StringIO), it's impossible to get it to handle you the filename 
> the uuencoded thing specifies.
> As i said, i've got a version of uu.decode that does all of this, i'll 
> happily submit it as a patch if people agree i'm right.

Sure, as long as your patch is backwards compatible.  Send it to SourceForge.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)