[Python-Dev] The memo of pickle

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Mon, 12 Aug 2002 11:30:24 +1200 (NZST)


> (1) Make binary pickling the default (in cPickle as well as pickle).

That would break a lot of programs that use pickle
without opening the file in binary mode.

> (2) Replace the PyRun_String() call in cPickle with something faster.
>     Maybe the algorithm from parsestr() from compile.c can be
> exposed;

I like that idea -- it could be useful for other things,
too. I could use something like that in Pyrex, for example.

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