Generating a Storable file from C (was: Why Perl needs a VM)

Andy Armstrong andy at
Thu Sep 6 15:29:50 BST 2007

On 6 Sep 2007, at 14:37, Benjamin Smith wrote:
>> (a cross platform, cross language, well defined binary serialisation
>> format)
> Sounds like ASN.1 with BER (or another of the binary encodings).
> There's Convert::ASN1 on CPAN.

Ah. Didn't know about that, thanks. It appears to be a bit harder to  
use than YAML, JSON, Storable &c. I'm talking about something that'd  
be semantically close to YAML but binary.

Andy Armstrong,

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