[Python-Dev] Proposal: defaultdict

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Fri Feb 17 14:26:45 CET 2006

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> 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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