[XML-SIG] xml vs. sql

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
Tue, 8 Jan 2002 08:43:19 +0100

> As for pickles, I have always understood (perhaps wrongly) that the pickle
> format is subject to change for each new version of Python.  

I think this is mostly wrong. While more recent versions may add
additional types, along with marshalling support, the format of
existing types is guaranteed to never change (as stupid as it may be,
such as the long int binary format).