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Author ncoghlan
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, barry, eli.bendersky, eric.snow, ethan.furman, ezio.melotti, gvanrossum, ncoghlan, pitrou, rhettinger
Date 2013-06-22.01:08:30
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Can I vote for something like "__builtin__" as the protocol, rather than
something entirely specific to serialisation? As in "return the most
appropriate builtin type with the same value"? Then a converter
("operator.builtin"?) could coerce builtin subclasses to their base classes
by default, rather than needing to implement the protocol on every type.

Such a design would need a PEP, of course.
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