Marshal vs pickle...

Lawson English lenglish5 at cox.net
Sat Apr 25 23:29:17 CEST 2009


Lawson English wrote:
> Marshalling is only briefly mentioned in most python books I have, and 
> "pickling" is declared teh preferred method for serialization.
>
> I read somewhere that Marshalling is version-dependent while pickling 
> is not, but can't find that reference. OTOH, pickling can lead to 
> loading of malicious code (I understand) while marshalling only 
> handles basic Python types?
>
>
> Could anyone point me to a reasonable discussion of the pros and cons 
> of each method for serialization?
>
>
> Thanks.
>
>
> Lawson
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Thanks for the responses.

L



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