[Tutor] Convert a file from sequential to direct access...

Dan Howard dhoward@sympatico.ca
Mon, 3 Apr 2000 10:57:27 -0400

Hi all...
I'm a newbie to Python and would appreciate some advice on the best way to
read a sequential file of data and map the contents to a direct access file.

The sequential file has fixed size fields and each field is separated by
spaces - some fields are filled with spaces as filler.

The first field in each record is the key that I'd like to use to access the

Any comments on best practices here would be most welcome