[Python-Dev] Add a "transformdict" to collections
barry at python.org
Tue Sep 10 16:06:00 CEST 2013
On Sep 10, 2013, at 03:57 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>Le Tue, 10 Sep 2013 09:49:28 -0400,
>Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> a écrit :
>> On Sep 10, 2013, at 12:04 PM, Victor Stinner wrote:
>> >The http.client and email.message modules convert headers to lower
>> >case, but keep the original case.
>> As RDM pointed out on the tracker, email headers aren't a great use
>> case for this because they aren't really dictionaries. They're lists
>> with some dict-like syntax.
Not really. Email headers support duplicates, although the dict-syntax will
only return the first such header. Alternative syntax like .get_all() gives
you all of them.
But anyway, don't let this stop you! I like your robots-in-disguise dicts
no matter what you call them, and even if email can't use them.
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