[Tutor] string.unprintable?

Clay Shirky clay at shirky.com
Fri Nov 21 11:03:54 EST 2003

I want to loop over a file with some printable and some binary lines,
printing the former.

What I really want is

for line in file("spam"):
    if string.unprintable in line:
    print line

but there is no string.unprintable, and

if not string.printable in line

for some reason matches everything in the file, even though I've .strip()ed
the line aready.


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