Author meador.inge
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Date 2011-12-13.00:51:42
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On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 12:17 PM, sbt <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:

>> I don't really know that much about pickle, but Antoine mentioned that 'bytearray'
>> works fine going from 3.2 to 2.7.  Given that, can't we just compose 'bytes' with
>> 'bytearray'?
>
> Yes, although it would only work for 2.6 and 2.7.

Which is fine.  'bytes' and byte literals were not introduced until
2.6 [1,2].  So *any* solution we come
up with is for >= 2.6.

> They also produce more compact pickles, particularly codecs.latin_1_encode().

Now that is a better argument.

[1] http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0358/
[2] http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3112/
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