[Python-Dev] Standardize error message for non-pickleable types
steve at pearwood.info
Mon Oct 29 18:21:10 EDT 2018
On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 08:51:34PM +0100, Victor Stinner wrote:
> Le lun. 29 oct. 2018 à 20:42, Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com> a écrit :
> > 1. "pickle" or "serialize"?
Serializing is more general; pickle is merely one form of serializing:
When practical, error messages should be more specific, not less. We
don't say "arithmetic operation by zero" for division by zero errors, we
specify which arithmetic operation failed.
Unlike most serialization formats, "pickle" is both a noun (the name of
the format) and the verb to convert to that format.
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