[Python-3000] ordered dict for p3k collections?
g.brandl at gmx.net
Sat Sep 15 18:48:18 CEST 2007
Arvind Singh schrieb:
> I hope that Python gets a sorteddict and a
> It doesn't make sense for Python to have sorteddict or sortedset. You
> see, dict can have keys which cannot be ordered (keys can be
> heterogeneous, in which case Py3K may raise TypeError; ordering doesn't
> make sense for the objects used as keys) and same goes for set elements.
> Sorting makes sense only as a run-time operation, in which case, the
> programmer should be prepared to handle appropriate exceptions.
> Btw, would you like a dict or set for which you have to handle
> exceptions at every insertion?
In the cases where you have to do that, you shouldn't be using a sorted
But why not better look at those other 95% of cases where the values are
uniformly typed and perfectly sortable?
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Four shall be the number of spaces thou shalt indent, and the number of thy
indenting shall be four. Eight shalt thou not indent, nor either indent thou
two, excepting that thou then proceed to four. Tabs are right out.
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