convert char to byte representation
grante at visi.com
Mon Oct 10 20:34:27 CEST 2005
On 2005-10-10, Larry Bates <larry.bates at websafe.com> wrote:
>> I am trying to xor the byte representation of every char in a string with
>> its predecessor. But I don't know how to convert a char into its byte
>> representation. This is to calculate the nmea checksum for gps data.
> ord(c) gives you decimal representation of a character.
While ord(c) is what the OP needs, it doesn't give a decimal
represention -- which I guess would be a string like "65" for
the ASCII characer "A". What ord() gives you is an integer
object with the value of the character [which the hardware
stores in binary on all of the platforms I'm aware of].
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