help on pickle tool

hanumizzle hanumizzle at
Fri Oct 6 07:05:26 CEST 2006

On 5 Oct 2006 21:52:56 -0700, virg <06virg at> wrote:
> Hi,
>      i have client-server application which is written in python using
> XMLRPC protocol. The existing client is a command line. Now client
> application we are converting it as Web UI using java. I have seen some
> problems in writing a java client. At the server for each request from
> client, the server sends a response in hashtable and is serialized
> using "pickle". The python function we call at the server is...

What kind of data are we talking about? Is it strictly dictionary /
list stuff or is it more complex (functions & other objects)? I can
see 2 possible options: Jython or YAML. (I have been answering a lot
of questions re: serialization today and mentioned YAML in all of them

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