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2009/5/27 Jerome Vuarand <>:
> I'm proud to announce the public release of Lunary, a deserialization
> library. It is available on its website:
> (mirror)
> Here is a little introduction:
>  Lunary is a framework to read and write structured binary data from
>  and to files or network connections. The aim is to provide an easy to
>  use interface to describe any complex binary format, and allow
>  translation to Lua data structures. The focus is placed upon the
>  binary side of the transformation, and further processing may be
>  necessary to obtain the desired Lua structures. On the other hand
>  Lunary should allow reading and writing of any binary format, and
>  bring all the information available to the Lua side.
> Everything else, including download links, is explained on the website.
> To compare it to existing struct libraries, that one is intended to be
> higher level (actually I use an existing struct library for some low
> level serialization). It can be used to load complex binary files
> several tens or hundreds of megabytes long in a single operation without
> problem.

Like struct pack in Python?

> There is no versionning for the moment beyond Mercurial changeset ids
> because I don't feel a need for it as a developper. Tell me if you'd
> like formal versions.
> Any feedback is welcome :-)