[Tutor] Help converting base32 to base16

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Mon Jun 18 18:57:53 CEST 2007

"cms cms" <cshan.pytutor at gmail.com> wrote

> Newbie here trying to find a module that I can use to convert a 
> number of
> strings (sha1 values) from base32 to base16 (hex), and vice versa.

I'm intrigued. What does a base 32 number look like?
For example what is 29 in base 32?
Or 1022 for that matter?

I undeetsanmd the principle but I'm wondering what characters
are used above the F of hex.

Also who uses base 32 and for what purpose?

Alan G. 

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