[Python-Dev] idea for data-type (data-format) PEP

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Thu Nov 2 23:30:51 CET 2006

> IIUC, so far the 'data-object' carries information about the structure
> of the data it describes.
> Couldn't it go a step further and have also some functionality?
> Converting the data into a Python object and back?

Yes, I had considered it to do that.  That's why the setfunc and getfunc 
functions were written the way they were.


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