Functional schmunctional...

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Feb 12 12:56:38 CET 2009


Hendrik van Rooyen wrote:
> "Steve Holden" <ste....nweb.com> wrote:
> 
>> Jeez, doesn't anyone read the fine manual any more? I hope this was just
>> an academic exercise.
>>
>>>>> socket.inet_ntoa(struct.pack("!l", 1000000000))
>> '59.154.202.0'
>> Holden's rule: when it looks simple enough to be worth including in the
>> standard library it may well already *be* in the standard library.
> 
> Aaah! But how do you find it, if you don't already know
> where it lives and what it's called ?
> 
Well, my usual answer would be "Ask on c.l.py", but it appears that's no
longer reliable. Jeez, doesn't anyone ... (rinse and repeat).

regards
 Steve
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