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Pickle related utilities. Perhaps this should be called ‘can’.
can an object for safe pickling
keys: list (optional)
hook: callable (optional)
large data may be offloaded into the buffers list,
used for zero-copy transfers.
object for wrapping a remote reference by name.
use dill to expand serialization support
adds support for object methods and closures to serialization.
like isinstance(obj, check), but strict
This won’t catch subclasses.
prepare an object for pickling
can the values of a dict
can the elements of a sequence