Newbie: implementing lowlevel protocol over socket int32 data handling
b.neijt at ai.rug.nl
Thu Jul 31 16:54:11 CEST 2003
Summ: "What is the best way to handle int8,16 and 32 data in python?"
Im currently working on a class to implement the gui protocol of
However this requires to send int32 and int16 and even int8 integers.
To create data I'm using the work-around of converting everything to hex
values, and then converting the hex values to a data string wich I put
on the socket (e.g. "\x00\xF0").
I could do the same on the recieving end: chop it up in bytes and
convert them to numbers (combining the hi and lo bytes of the int16 with
However, there must be a better way of doing this.
Can anyone help me on this problem?
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