[Python-Dev] syntactic support for sets

Raymond Hettinger raymond.hettinger at verizon.net
Wed Feb 1 21:16:58 CET 2006

[Phillip J. Eby]
> The only case that looks slightly less than optimal is:
>    set((1, 2, 3, 4, 5))
> But I'm not sure that it warrants a special syntax just to get rid of the
> extra ().

The PEP records that Tim argued for leaving the extra parentheses.
What would you do with {'title'} -- create a four element set consisting
of letters or a single element set consisting of a string?


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