[SciPy-User] Pickling timeseries Dates
Thu Dec 10 09:07:52 CST 2009
On Dec 10, 2009, at 9:41 AM, Robert Ferrell wrote:
> On Dec 10, 2009, at 7:27 AM, Pierre GM wrote:
>> On Dec 10, 2009, at 9:05 AM, Robert Ferrell wrote:
>>> IIRC, timeseries Date objects cannot be pickled.
>> Unfortunately, that's true. Gonna have to fix that. However,
>> DateArrays and TimeSeries are pickable. You may want to put your
>> Date in a single-element DateArray
> Great hint. I had just assumed DateArrays and TimeSeries couldn't be
> pickled because Dates can't be pickled. This makes it all much
> easier. I've been str() single Date instances, which has been working
> fine. single-element DateArray is probably easier.
Note that there's a problem with pickling DateArrays: you lose the frequency at unpickling time. I gonna fix that ASAP. Pickling TimeSeries works quite fine, though (I used them a lot).
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