Title: plistlib should export UIDs in XML like Apple does
Type: enhancement Stage: patch review
Components: Library (Lib) Versions: Python 3.9
Status: open Resolution:
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: Artoria2e5, bigfootjon, ned.deily, ronaldoussoren, serhiy.storchaka
Priority: normal Keywords: patch

Created on 2020-02-23 14:23 by Artoria2e5, last changed 2020-11-27 20:19 by bigfootjon.

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PR 18622 open Artoria2e5, 2020-02-23 14:34
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msg362513 - (view) Author: Mingye Wang (Artoria2e5) * Date: 2020-02-23 14:23
Although there is no native UID type in Apple's XML format, Apple's NSKeyedArchiver still works with it because it converts the UID to a dict of {"CF$UID": int(some_uint64_val)}. Plistlib should do the same.

For a sample, see
Date User Action Args
2020-11-27 20:19:52bigfootjonsetnosy: + bigfootjon
2020-02-23 22:22:29serhiy.storchakasetnosy: + ronaldoussoren, ned.deily
2020-02-23 19:43:45SilentGhostsetnosy: + serhiy.storchaka

type: behavior -> enhancement
versions: - Python 2.7, Python 3.5, Python 3.6, Python 3.7, Python 3.8
2020-02-23 14:34:52Artoria2e5setkeywords: + patch
stage: patch review
pull_requests: + pull_request17987
2020-02-23 14:23:39Artoria2e5create