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By now, you'll have noticed that Python is not very fastidious about types, and it will work with you on transforming one type to another. That said, its built-in types cover just about everything for which XML-RPC defines a representation: Booleans, integers, floating-point numbers, strings, arrays, and dictionaries. For binary data and dates, xmlrpc.client provides wrapper classes.

The XML-RPC spec, at www.xml-rpc.com/spec/, is short and sweet.