chrisks at NOSPAM.udel.edu
Sun Sep 19 11:11:45 CEST 2004
> "Chris S." <chrisks at NOSPAM.udel.edu> writes:
>>Is there any benefit to Pickle over YAML? Given that Pickle is
>>insecure, wouldn't it make more sense to support a secure
>>serialization format, one that's even readable to boot, such as YAML?
>>There's even a pure Python implementation at www.pyyaml.org
> There is others advantages using yaml instead of pickle anyway
> (portability, readability...)
> Syck is even faster than pickle i think.
I agree completely, although I've been surprised by the general lack of
interest around here. You'd think a more secure, portable, and readable
serialization format would be welcomed with open arms, yet most of the
comments I've read past and present have been almost hostile.
> But all theses projects seems to sleep...
Can you blame them from the lack of interest? No good idea goes
unpunished... Ironically, YAML borrows key ideas from several languages,
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