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Author loewis
Recipients benjamin.peterson, eric.araujo, flox, georg.brandl, lemburg, loewis, ssbarnea, vstinner
Date 2010-07-10.18:35:05
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> I am confused by MvL’s reply. From the first paragraph documentation
> for binascii: “Normally, you will not use these functions directly
> but use wrapper modules like uu, base64, or binhex instead. The
> binascii module contains low-level functions written in C for greater
> speed that are used by the higher-level modules.”
> Is the doc not accurate?

It is correct. So use base64.b16encode/b16decode then.
It's just that I personally prefer hexlify/unhexlify, because I can
memorize the function name better.
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2010-07-10 18:35:09loewissetrecipients: + loewis, lemburg, georg.brandl, vstinner, benjamin.peterson, eric.araujo, ssbarnea, flox
2010-07-10 18:35:06loewislinkissue7475 messages
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