[Python-Dev] Add a "transformdict" to collections

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Sep 11 18:04:25 CEST 2013

On 09/11/2013 08:48 AM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> Le Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:48:56 -0700,
> Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> a écrit :
>> Personally, I wouldn't mind having all four; for one thing, the name
>> 'transformdict' would then be entirely appropriate.  ;)
> The key decoder function is quite useless since the original key is
> retained. As for the value encoder/decoder, I don't really see the
> point: just store whichever value you want to retrieve later. The main
> point of transformdict is that the *lookup* is done using a different
> key than the user-provided key.

Very good points.  I am convinced.


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