[Numpy-discussion] numpy pickling problem - python 2 vs. python 3

Eric Firing efiring at hawaii.edu
Fri Mar 6 20:06:20 EST 2015

On 2015/03/06 1:29 PM, Julian Taylor wrote:
> I think the ship for a warning has long sailed. At this point its
> probably more an annoyance for python3 users and will not prevent many
> more python2 users from saving files that can't be loaded into python3.

The point of a warning is that anything that relies on pickles is 
fundamentally unreliable in the long term.  It's potentially a surprise 
that the npz format relies on pickles.

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