[Python-Dev] Re: Sets: elt in dict, lst.include

Eric S. Raymond esr@thyrsus.com
Wed, 24 Jan 2001 04:09:18 -0500

Guido van Rossum <guido@digicool.com>:
> > let's just say that "in" is the same thing as "has_key",
> > and be done with it.
> You know, I've long resisted this, but I agree now -- this is the
> right thing.

I think we've just justified the time and energy that went into this 
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