Estimating memory use?

François Pinard pinard at
Mon Nov 28 01:16:10 CET 2005

[Fredrik Lundh]

> the internal RE byte code format is version dependent, so pickle 
> stores the patterns instead.

Oh!  Nice to know.  That explains why, when I was learning Python, my 
initial experiment with pickles left me with the (probably wrong) 
feeling that they were not worth the trouble.

It might be worth a note in the documentation, somewhere appropriate.

François Pinard

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