checking whether a string is text or binary

Dan Stromberg drsalists at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 23:30:15 CET 2014


On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Rick Dooling <rpdooling at gmail.com> wrote:
> I tried to convert the code using 2to3 and it broke.
>
> The error I get when using Python 3 is on this line:
>
> _null_trans = string.maketrans("", "")
>
> and the error reads
>
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'maketrans'
>
> Any help? I barely understand the whole unicode business, but any guidance in updating the code would be much appreciated.

Top hit on "python3 maketrans" in Google:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3031045/how-come-string-maketrans-does-not-work-in-python-3-1



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