Newbie Alert: Help me store constants pythonically
stefan.rank at ofai.at
Tue Nov 8 18:34:43 CET 2005
on 08.11.2005 17:40 Brendan said the following:
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> I've checked out ConfigParser, ConfigObj, Pickle, PyYaml and
> gnossis.xml.serialize, and none meet all the above criteria (though
> they're all neat).
> So I've decide to use ...drumroll please.... plistlib (
> http://svn.python.org/projects/python/trunk/Lib/plat-mac/plistlib.py ).
like myriads of others, i went through the same dance as you did
(several times, several programming languages), and sadly, i did not
come across plistlib.py in the python case.
as a first glance inspires liking and the lib does not seem to require
anything mac-specific, i would like to ask why it is not in the standard
> So away I go. If anyone can suggest reasons I should avoid this
> approach, please let me know before I get too invested. Otherwise,
> this might be a reasonable avenue for standardizing Python.
I second that.
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