An Odd Little Script

Benji York benji at zope.com
Thu Mar 10 00:15:03 CET 2005


Greg Lindstrom wrote:
> I have a task which -- dare I say -- would be easy in <asbestos_undies> 
> Perl </asbestos_undies> but would rather do in Python (our primary 
> language at Novasys).  I have a file with varying length records.  All 
> but the first record, that is; it's always 107 bytes long.  

I intuit that you are dealing with EDI documents.  If so, there have 
been some recent discussions (and code) here.  This Google Groups search 
will probably help: 
http://groups-beta.google.com/groups?q=group:comp.lang.python+edi&start=0&scoring=d&
(http://tinyurl.com/6urby).
-- 
Benji York
Sr. Software Engineer
Zope Corporation



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