[Python-Dev] Cloning threading.py using proccesses

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Fri Oct 13 07:35:23 CEST 2006

Greg Ewing wrote:

> Fredrik Lundh wrote:
>> marshal hasn't changed in many years:
> Maybe not, but I was given to understand that it's
> regarded as a private format that's not guaranteed
> to remain constant across versions. So even if
> it happens not to change, it wouldn't be wise to
> rely on that.

but given that the format *has* been stable for many years, surely it 
would make more sense to just codify that fact, rather than developing 
Yet Another Serialization Format instead?


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