This module encodes and decodes files in binhex4 format, a format
allowing representation of Macintosh files in ASCII. On the Macintosh,
both forks of a file and the finder information are encoded (or
decoded), on other platforms only the data fork is handled.
The binhex module defines the following functions:
- binhex (input, output)
Convert a binary file with filename input to binhex file
output. The output parameter can either be a filename or a
file-like object (any object supporting a write() and
- hexbin (input[, output])
Decode a binhex file input. input may be a filename or a
file-like object supporting read() and close() methods.
The resulting file is written to a file named output, unless the
argument is omitted in which case the output filename is read from the
- Module binascii:
- support module containing ASCII-to-binary
and binary-to-ASCII conversions.
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