Storing instances using jsonpickle

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Fri Sep 5 19:16:01 CEST 2014

MRAB <python at>:

> Therefore, if you want it to be able to drop it into Python's REPL, it
> won't be compatible with JSON anyway! (Well, not unless you define
> 'true' and 'false' first.)

Sigh. I was so hopeful JSON would be great. Unfortunately, it flopped by
requiring the parser to heuristically support 5 encoding systems.

Thus, ast.literal_eval() is superior to anything JSON has to offer.


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