Winter Madness - Passing Python objects as Strings

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at
Thu Jun 4 18:23:33 CEST 2009

On Thu, 4 Jun 2009 16:49:42 +0200, Hendrik van Rooyen <mail at> wrote:
> [snip]
>It is not something that would find common use - in fact, I have
>never, until I started struggling with my current problem, ever even
>considered the possibility of converting a pointer to a string and
>back to a pointer again, and I would be surprised if anybody else
>on this list has done so in the past, in a context other than debugging.

So, do you mind sharing your current problem?  Maybe then it'll make more
sense why one might want to do this.


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