[Python-Dev] Ridiculously minor tweaks?
Wed, 12 Mar 2003 04:39:26 +0100
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> Tuples are for heterogeneous data, list are for homogeneous data.
> Tuples are *not* read-only lists.
Did you point that out anywhere, before, and I missed it?
Are you thinking of lists as to be really somehow
being homogeneous data, in a sense to be replacible
by some array optimization, sometimes, while tuples aren't?
I never realized this, and I'm a bit stunned.
(but by no means negative about it, just surprized)
ciao - chris
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