[Python-3000] Is pickle's persistent_id worth keeping?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Jan 7 16:29:16 CET 2008

On Jan 7, 2008 7:26 AM, Fred Drake <fdrake at acm.org> wrote:
> On Jan 6, 2008, at 1:35 PM, Jim Fulton wrote:
> > Really, I'd like to see a much smaller standard library.  IMO, pickle
> > isn't essential enough to be part of the standard library and I'd be
> > happy to see pickle become a separate project. I'd prefer to see most
> > of the Python 2 standard library become separate projects.
> Hear, hear!  Aside from the concerns of the people needing sumo
> releases for political reasons, this is definitely the way to go.

Actually I suspect that the people pleading in favor of this are also
doing it for political reasons.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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