[Python-Dev] Complexity documentation request

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Mar 12 07:52:50 CET 2008

>> I follow the advice Guido gave: I use the data
>> structure that will make my code shortest and easiest
>> to read,
> But given a choice such as list vs. dict, the code
> is almost identical either way. What do you do then?

Why do you say that? Lists and dictionaries are *completely*
different things, not interchangeable at all.

> Toss a coin? Or make a few educated guesses based on
> what you know about each data type?

I look at my problem, and the choice of container
falls out of that naturally.


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