[Python-Dev] Currently baking idea for dict.sequpdate(iterable, value=True)

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Mon, 25 Nov 2002 21:22:13 +0100

Just van Rossum wrote:

> I agree. Also: whatever the value is, it can't be any more meaningful than any
> other, as I don't think the value has _any_ meaning in this context ;-)

if the value has no meaning, why not use a set?  how many ways
do we need to do the same thing?