pickle question

Jeff Shannon jeff at ccvcorp.com
Thu Dec 6 15:00:59 EST 2001

Oleg Broytmann wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 04:21:59PM +0000, Uwe Schmitt wrote:
> > |    Did you open the pickled file in binary mode?
> >
> > No. should I ?
>    On Windows - yes.

Really, you should always do so--pickles are binary data and should be
written to binary files.  It just so happens that on *nix, there's no
practical distinction between binary and text mode.  ;)   (There is a
distinction on Mac, as well as Windows, IIRC, and I have no idea for other

Jeff Shannon
Credit International

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