[Python-3000] dict view operations
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Tue Sep 4 20:41:37 CEST 2007
On 9/4/07, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> > Oh, and another thing: the items views can contain unhashable values
> That, of course, could be fixed: if the key-value pairs would only
> hash by key (ignoring the value), they would remain hashable.
How would that help? The key/value pairs are ordinary tuples, so you
still wouldn't be able to look them up in another set, nor would you
be able to represent d.items() & d.items() as a regular set or
What use case are you thinking of that this would address?
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