[Python-Dev] bytes.from_hex()

Bill Janssen janssen at parc.com
Mon Feb 27 18:38:41 CET 2006

> If implementing a mime packer is really the only use case
> for base64, then it might as well be removed from the
> standard library, since 99.99999% of all programmers will
> never touch it. Those that do will need to have boned up

I use it quite a bit for image processing (converting to and from the
"data:" URL form), and various checksum applications (converting SHA
into a string).


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