Question about binary file reading

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Thu Mar 5 02:25:21 CET 2009


On Mar 5, 12:13 pm, Benjamin Peterson <benja... at python.org> wrote:
> Tino Wildenhain <tino <at> wildenhain.de> writes:
>
> > Rhodri James wrote:
> > > for b in x:
> > >     print hex(ord(b))
>
> > better:
>
> > print x.encode("hex")
>
> even better:
>
> import binascii
> print binascii.hexlify(some_bytes)

AFAICT binascii.hexlify(some_bytes) gives the SAME result as
some_bytes.encode("hex") for much more typing -- I see no "better"
here.



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