[Python-3000] [Python-Dev] inst_persistent_id

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Sun Jan 20 22:14:11 CET 2008

On Jan 12, 2008, at 7:33 PM, Alexandre Vassalotti wrote:
> By the way, you might be interested to look at my work on pickle [1]
> for Python 3K. As part of last year Summer of Code, I removed the
> differences between the Python and C implementation of pickle, and
> thus allowing the C version to be transparently used, instead of the
> Python one, when it is available.

Interesting. Does that mean that cPickle can be extended through  

> Currently, I am polishing the code
> for inclusion into the main branch.

Are you doing any benchmarking?

(I'm worried by the performance impact of allowing extending through  
inheritance. :)

> I also started to work on the next
> version of the pickle protocol, that will make it more suitable for
> Python 3K. If you are interested to help out, just send me an email
> and I will explain you what needs to be done.

I'm interested, but I don't think I have time. :(


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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