Mark Wilson <mwilson13 / cox.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at 01:55 PM, Martin DeMello wrote:
> 
>> 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.
> 
> Or better yet (perhaps), an "on-the-fly" converter of older formats to 
> the newer format.

I'm unconvinced this is better - we don't want to encourage data to hang
around in the old format, after all.

martin