[Python-Dev] Re: Candidate Itertools

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Thu Jun 24 14:25:34 EDT 2004

[David Eppstein]
>In another place I used the dictionary directly
> but it amounted to the same thing.

All respondents prefer having a dictionary (elements mapped to counts)
instead of an itertool returning (cnt, elem) ...

Just to be clear before I do it, does everyone support having
dict.countkeys() as a dictionary classmethod instead of the original


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