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

Tim Peters tim.one@home.com
Mon, 29 Jan 2001 21:07:36 -0500

> The same order that for k,v in dict.items() will yield, of course.

> And then people find out that the order has some sorting
> properties and start to use it...

Except that it has none.  dict insertion has never used any comparison
outcome beyond "equal"/"not equal", so any ordering you think you see is--
and always was --an illusion.