Marshal converts an object to a string
Additional Python Facilities example from a Well House Consultants training course
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Source code: mar_out.py Module: Y115
# The Marshal module converts an object into a string
# Useful for sending an object over a serial link or for
# saving it to a file for reloading a short while later
mylist = [10,20,30,"lots"]
stuff = marshal.dumps(mylist)
fh = open("marshal_demo","w")
# For training purposes - report on the string
for character in stuff:
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