How to efficiently read binary files?

Grant Edwards grante at
Mon May 1 21:57:09 CEST 2006

On 2006-05-01, Robert Kern <robert.kern at> wrote:

> Oh, I saw the smiley. I knew it was meant to be humorous. I
> just didn't understand it. The only "batteries" reference I
> know of in this context is the "batteries included" philosophy
> of the stdlib. Of course, none of Numeric, numarray, or numpy
> have anything to do with the stdlib, so again I am confused.

Sorry. I forgot about the distinction between the standard
library and the "third-party" packages like scientific

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