Storing instances using jsonpickle
ned at nedbatchelder.com
Fri Sep 5 19:30:14 CEST 2014
On 9/5/14 1:16 PM, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
> MRAB <python at mrabarnett.plus.com>:
>> 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.
I don't understand how JSON has flopped? The parser may be a bit more
complex (but not much, it isn't hard to examine the first few bytes),
but you're using off-the-shelf parsers anyway, so why are you concerned
> Thus, ast.literal_eval() is superior to anything JSON has to offer.
Ned Batchelder, http://nedbatchelder.com
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