Converting strings to hex

jay graves jgraves3 at
Thu May 18 21:47:56 EDT 2000

On Fri, 19 May 2000 00:28:46 GMT, kzaragoza at (Kris J.
Zaragoza) wrote:

>That's funny, I was _just_ playing with this very functionality!
>def md5ToHex(md5string):
>    import string
>    ret = []
>    for c in md5string:
>        ret.append("%02X" % ord(c))
>    return string.join(ret,"")

It must be something in the air. I also needed this yesterday and a
DejaNews search yielded this function from Michael Wallace.

def hexify(binaryString):
    result = ""
    for i in binaryString:
        result = result + string.zfill(hex(ord(i))[2:],2)
    return result


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