wgshi at namao.cs.ualberta.ca
Thu Nov 25 20:37:54 CET 2004
In article <41a62df4.1003031613 at news.oz.net>, Bengt Richter wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Nov 2004 18:38:17 +0000 (UTC), wgshi at namao.cs.ualberta.ca
> (Weiguang Shi) wrote:
>You wrote it, so you have to "justify" it ;-)
I guess :-)
>While I agree that ++ and -- are handy abbreviations, and creating a
>key by default makes for concise notation, a[i]++ means you have to
>make some narrow assumptions ...
Right, though generalization can be painful for the uninitiated/newbie.
>You can certainly make a dict subclass that behaves that way if you
This is nice even for someone hopelessly lazy as me.
>Otherwise the usual ways are along the lines of
I would happily avoid them all.
Thanks a lot,
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