Alternatives for pickle?

Paul Rubin http
Tue Oct 12 21:07:40 CEST 2004

Antoon Pardon <apardon at> writes:
> So how do you serialize data in python, when you want
> a somewhat secure mechanisme. Preferably where a user
> can make a puzzle file by hand in a text editor.

There are a lot of different serialization formats in the Python
library but the general ones are not secure and the secure ones are
not general.  You may have to concoct an ad-hoc format just for your

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