[Tutor] List index usage: is there a more pythonesque way?
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Mon Apr 19 16:23:00 CEST 2010
"C M Caine" <cmcaine at googlemail.com> wrote
> That's the first I've read of iterating through dictionaries, I'd
> assumed it was impossible because they're unordered.
Iteration doesn't require order, only to get each item once.
Even in very old Python versions you could iterate a dictionary
via the keys() method. More recently you can do it directly - although
the effect is the same. There is no guarantee of order only that
you process every item once.
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