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Hm. Then I prefer just calling the appropriate builtin, e.g. int().

--Guido van Rossum (sent from Android phone)
On Jun 21, 2013 6:08 PM, "Nick Coghlan" <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:

>
> Nick Coghlan added the comment:
>
> 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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