[Image-SIG] Proper application of the buffer interface

David Ascher da at ski.org
Thu Aug 5 05:20:17 CEST 1999


On Thu, 5 Aug 1999, Mark Hammond wrote:

> Just to extend my guesswork somewhat, there is a new built-in "buffer()"
> function.  This returns a "buffer" object.  I speculate this should be used
> in preference to Python strings when you have binary data.  

Would it also make sense to make struct.pack() return a buffer object
instead of a string?

--david ascher





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