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Author barry
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, barry, eli.bendersky, eric.snow, ethan.furman, ezio.melotti, gvanrossum, ncoghlan, pitrou, rhettinger
Date 2013-06-22.01:59:04
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On Jun 22, 2013, at 01:08 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:

>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 protocol needs a way to deserialize as well.  You can't necessarily
assume (or shouldn't impose) that the __init__() can do that conversion.  In
any case...

>Such a design would need a PEP, of course.

...yes, definitely.
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