write Python dict (mb with unicode) to a file

Matt Nordhoff mnordhoff at mattnordhoff.com
Sat Jun 14 11:59:55 CEST 2008

dmitrey wrote:
> hi all,
> what's the best way to write Python dictionary to a file?
> (and then read)
> There could be unicode field names and values encountered.
> Thank you in advance, D.

pickle/cPickle, perhaps, if you're willing to trust the file (since it's
basically eval()ed)? Or JSON (use simplejson or the enhanced version of
cjson), though I doubt it would be super-fast.

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