bulliver at badcomputer.no-ip.com
Thu Oct 7 12:33:06 CEST 2004
quoth the Tim Roberts:
> Brad Tilley <bradtilley at gmail.com> wrote:
> >Darren Kirby wrote:
> >> I think our friend is looking for a module or function that turns 5
> >> into 101 (or perhaps 00000101)
> >> Brad, have a look here:
> >> http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/219300
> >> -d
> >Thanks, this is what I need.
> No, it isn't. Registry REG_BINARY values are NOT binary, in the sense of
> "a string of ones and zeros". REG_BINARY means "an arbitrary list of
> bytes". The string "ABCD" is a perfectly legitimate value for a REG_BINARY
> registry value; it will display in a hex dump as "41 42 43 44 00".
> - Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
Well, to defend my own ignorance here, I have no idea about editing a windows
registry, in fact I do not run windows. Brad's original post was:
>This would be nice:
>x = binary(5)
And the info I pointed him to was exactly what he asked for...
Seems a good thing that we have some "CS" types around here :)
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