binhex— Encode and decode binhex4 files
Source code: Lib/binhex.py
Deprecated since version 3.9.
This module encodes and decodes files in binhex4 format, a format allowing representation of Macintosh files in ASCII. Only the data fork is handled.
binhex module defines the following functions:
close()methods. The resulting file is written to a file named output, unless the argument is
Nonein which case the output filename is read from the binhex file.
The following exception is also defined:
There is an alternative, more powerful interface to the coder and decoder, see the source for details.
If you code or decode textfiles on non-Macintosh platforms they will still use the old Macintosh newline convention (carriage-return as end of line).