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

David Stanek dstanek at dstanek.com
Wed Apr 22 17:51:42 CEST 2009

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 9:10 AM, Jesse Noller <jnoller at gmail.com> wrote:
> Picking YAML in this case means we get all of the YAML syntax,
> objects, etc - and if consumers want to stick with JSON compatibility,
> we could add a dump(canonical=True, compatibility=JSON) or somesuch
> flag.

I think that someone should create a new pickle module and put it up
on the Cheeseshop. I would prefer explicit dumpJSON and dumpYAML
functions, but I realize that breaks the current interface. If people
bite then start talking about using it as pickle's implementation.

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