[Python-3000] Set literal

Steven Bethard steven.bethard at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 01:52:18 CET 2008

On Jan 24, 2008 5:13 PM,  <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
>     Guido> Looking over the code base, frozensets are used rarely. So I
>     Guido> don't think this is warranted.
> I kind of like the idea.  Raymond's arguments make sense to me.  Most of the
> time if I bother to create a set literal it would be to use it as a
> constant.

Likewise.  I just took a look at my own code, and over 95% of the time
when I've written something like ``set([...])``, the set was never
modified.  (I found only one instance where it was, out of 47

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