[Numpy-discussion] datetime uses API deprecated in python3.1

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Feb 22 14:58:03 CST 2010

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 14:53, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:
>> ma, 2010-02-22 kello 13:25 -0700, Charles R Harris kirjoitti:

>> > I'm not sure if using PyCapsule objects will make pickled arrays
>> > incompatible between py2k and py3k, but so it goes.
>> The pickled arrays are, IIRC, only backward compatible, so that Py2
>> pickles can be opened with Py3, but not vice versa. This is because of
>> the str versus unicode issue.
> Backward compatibility will probably break with PyCapsules in the array
> instead of PyCObjects.

Why? PyCObjects don't serialize at all. They would never show up in a
pickle to begin with.

Robert Kern

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