[Python-Dev] Proposal: defaultdict

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 16:28:55 CET 2006

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> Using Guido's original example:
>>   d.get(key, [], True).append(value)
> hmm.  are you sure you didn't just reinvent setdefault ?

I'm reasonably sure I copied it on purpose, only with a name that isn't 100% 
misleading as to what it does ;)

I think collections.defaultdict is a better approach, though.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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