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Author gvanrossum
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, barry, eli.bendersky, eric.snow, ethan.furman, ezio.melotti, gvanrossum, ncoghlan, pitrou, rhettinger
Date 2013-06-22.01:17:52
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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" <> 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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