[Tutor] stumped again adding bytes

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Wed Feb 21 21:34:44 CET 2007

shawn bright wrote:
> Hey all, thanks for the help yesterday on finding out if an msb is set or not.
> i am now kinda stumped with discovering the value of two bytes together.
> i am making the integers with ord(a) and ord(b)
> how do i put them together ?

If this is related to your earlier posts about reading a binary file, 
you should look at the struct module, rather than turning each byte into 
an integer and assembling them yourself.

You might also look into Construct which is a higher-level way of doing 
similar jobs.


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