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Re: [PATCH 5.005_62] First round of unpack

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Sam Tregar
November 2, 1999 21:51
Re: [PATCH 5.005_62] First round of unpack
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On Tue, 2 Nov 1999, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:

> The answer is YES: one needs different marshalling code, but this does
> not mean that one needs different unmarshalling code!  How one would
> write a "universal" unmarshaller?  Obviously, one needs to store
> unmarshalling instructions together with stringified data.

Like Data::Dumper does?  Or am I missing a subtle distinction?  I've used
Data::Dumper for marshalling, and then used eval() for unmarshalling!


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