checking whether a string is text or binary

richarddooling at gmail.com richarddooling at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 00:03:54 CET 2014


On Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:30:31 PM UTC-5, Dan Stromberg wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Rick Dooling 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

THANK YOU

I read that twice before without being able to figure what I needed to change, but third time is a charm.

Rick



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