[Python-Dev] PEP: Adding data-type objects to Python
Edward C. Jones
edcjones at comcast.net
Sun Oct 29 17:05:00 CET 2006
Travis E. Oliphant wrote:
> It also bothers me that so many ways to describe binary data are
> being used out there. This is a problem that deserves being solved.
Is there a survey paper somewhere about binary formats? What formats are
used in particle physics, bio-informatics, astronomy, etc? What software
is used to read and write binary data? What descriptive languages are
used for data (SQL, XML, etc)?
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