[Python-Dev] defaultdict proposal round three

Alex Martelli aleaxit at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 22:20:46 CET 2006

On Feb 20, 2006, at 12:33 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> You don't need a new feature for that use case; d[k] = d.get(k, 0) + 1
> is perfectly fine there and hard to improve upon.

I see d[k]+=1 as a substantial improvement -- conceptually more  
direct, "I've now seen one more k than I had seen before".


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