Newbie lost(new info)

Bob Ippolito bob at
Thu Feb 26 14:31:21 CET 2004

On 2004-02-26 04:16:57 -0500, Angelo Secchi <secchi at> said:

> John just to understand what you said, if the file is in IBM propietary
> binary format (EBCDIC ?) I cannot convert it in ASCII using Python?

The question is whether the existing infrastructure (probably the 
struct module) can do it in one or two lines quickly, or if more 
elaborate code would have to be written.

Of course, you do need to know how the data was encoded in order to 
reliably decode it at all..


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