Logger module in python

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at sequans.com
Wed Dec 18 10:44:16 CET 2013


---- Original Message -----
> On Wednesday, December 18, 2013 8:52:11 AM UTC+5:30,
> smileso... at gmail.com wrote:
> > Hi,
> >   I am a newbie in python. I am looking for a existing module which
> >   I can import in my program to log the objects to a file?
> 
> > I know there is a module Data::Dumper in perl which dumps the
> > objects to file. But not sure about python.
> 
> Assuming you are looking for a serialization format:
> If efficiency, easily-at-hand, standard are important then
> pickle better than json better than yaml
> 
> If however readability of the output (as the word 'log' suggests) is
> desired
> its the other way round: yaml is the most readable, pickle is utterly
> unreadable
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There's a (better) alternative to pickle: serpent.
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/serpent

I've been told it was a standard module in python 3, I'm not sure though.
Basically it's pickle without the security issue and a readable text format.

JM


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