[Python-Dev] Pickle alternative in stdlib (Was: On breaking modules into packages)
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Thu Nov 4 07:28:11 CET 2010
On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 9:08 PM, Glyph Lefkowitz <glyph at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> This is the strongest reason why I recommend to everyone I know that they
> not use pickle for storage they'd like to keep working after upgrades [not
> just of stdlib, but other 3rd party software or their own software]. :)
> Twisted actually tried to preserve pickle compatibility in the bad old days,
> but it was impossible. Pickles should never really be saved to disk unless
> they contain nothing but lists, ints, strings, and dicts.
But what is alternative in stdlib?
Don't you think that Python doesn't provide any?
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