File type recognition

Alan Kennedy alanmk at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 11 13:38:07 CEST 2003


Sami Viitanen wrote:

> Does anyone know if there is a python script that can recognize the file
> type ie. is the file content binary or text.

Here is a script that does "magic" stuff, on *nix only.

http://www.demonseed.net/~jp/code/magic.py

HTH,

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