[Python-Dev] Re: PEP270 (list.uniq())

Padraig Brady padraig.brady@corvil.com
Mon, 04 Nov 2002 09:26:28 +0000


jason petrone wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 05:29:20PM +0000, Padraig Brady wrote:
>=20
>>So uniq really is a set operation and if Python had
>>a set builtin type then I'm not sure a uniq method
>>would be required?=20
>>could do:
>=20
> Yes, sets are a much better solution to this problem.  For that reason,
> my PEP wasn't accepted. =20

Well can it be removed from the list of Open PEPs?

> In the meantime, I just use dictionaries with None for values to achiev=
e=20
> the same goal.

Or sets.py (in 2.3)

thanks,
P=E1draig.