[Python-Dev] Proposal: defaultdict

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Fri Feb 17 14:16:59 CET 2006

Raymond Hettinger wrote:

> I would like to add something like this to the collections module, but a PEP is
> probably needed to deal with issues like:

frankly, now that Guido is working 50% on Python, do we really have to use
the full PEP process also for simple things like this?

I'd say we let the BDFL roam free.

(if he adds something really lousy, it can always be tweaked/removed before
the next final release.  not every checkin needs to be final...).


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