[Python-Dev] The memo of pickle

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sun, 11 Aug 2002 21:51:56 -0400

> > (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.

Really?  That's unfortunate.  The example thread on Google shows that
binary pickling isn't as widely known as it should be.

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