On Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at 01:55 PM, Martin DeMello wrote:

> [snip]

> Would including readers for older marshal formats somewhere in the
> distribution make sense? I can definitely imagine scenarios where my
> marshalled data might outlive my ruby version.
>
> martin

Or better yet (perhaps), an "on-the-fly" converter of older formats to 
the newer format.