[Python-Dev] Re: Candidate Itertools

Grégoire Dooms dooms at info.ucl.ac.be
Wed Jun 16 04:26:42 EDT 2004

Raymond Hettinger wrote:

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>OTOH, if you actually want to end-up with a dictionary, it is somewhat
>wasteful to build one, throw it away, and then rebuild it from the
>  >>> dict(count_elements(words))
IMO, the dictionary would be more useful as :
    >>>  dict(pairswap(count_elements(words)))
And yes, it would be wasteful to produce it in this way.

Grégoire Dooms

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