[Python-ideas] An idea for a new pickling tool

Daniel Stutzbach daniel at stutzbachenterprises.com
Wed Apr 22 11:53:32 CEST 2009

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 5:02 PM, Raymond Hettinger <python at rcn.com> wrote:

> PyYAML ( http://pyyaml.org/wiki/PyYAML ) is a full implementation of
> the YAML standard.  It uses the YAML's application-specific tags and
> Python's own copy/reduce logic to provide the same power as pickle itself.
> Kwalify ( http://www.kuwata-lab.com/kwalify/ruby/users-guide.01.html )
> is a schema validator written in Ruby and Java.  It defines a
> YAML/JSON based schema definition for enforcing tight constraints
> on incoming data.

+1 on the general idea.  I abandoned pickle for JSON/YAML long ago.

To be useful, wouldn't a schema validator have to be built-in to the YAML

Daniel Stutzbach, Ph.D.
President, Stutzbach Enterprises, LLC <http://stutzbachenterprises.com>
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