[Python-Dev] buffer objects
Thu, 2 May 2002 14:37:46 +0200
> I look at buffers as mutable byte-strings. Having buffers =
> (without a temporary copy) would avoid most of the questions about =
> types/sizes, endian-ness, ..., while allowing things which built on =
> buffers (array modules for instance) to pickle efficiently.
umm. pickles are supposed to be machine-independent, so how can you
pickle stuff built on buffers *without* taking types/sizes/endianess =