[Python-Dev] Proposal: defaultdict

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Feb 17 18:39:31 CET 2006

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote in message 
news:dt4icb$e9n$1 at sea.gmane.org...
> 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.

PEPs are useful for question-answering purposes even after approval.  The 
design phase can be cut short by simply posting the approved design doc.

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