"F. Senault" <fred / lacave.net> writes:

> Le 24 ao?t 2006 ? 04:20, James Edward Gray II a ?crit :
>
>> On Aug 23, 2006, at 9:14 PM, Marc Heiler wrote:
>> 
>>> Let me followup:
>>>
>>> When to use Marshal, when to use yaml?
>>> Does one of the two have a big advantage over the other?
>> 
>> Marshal is C pretty fast, but it writes binary files that are not  
>> human readable.  YAML is plain text, but not as zippy.
>
> And Marshal is not guaranteed to produce files compatible between
> different versions of Ruby, while YAML is.

Ironically, history says a different thing. :-)

> Fred
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