[Python-Dev] PEP 468 (Ordered kwargs)

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Sat Jan 24 11:51:11 CET 2015

On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 12:50 PM, Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I would like to point out that we implemented rhettingers idea in PyPy
> that makes all the dicts ordered by default and we don't have any
> adverse performance effects (in fact, there is quite significant
> memory saving coming from it). The measurments on CPython could be
> different, but in principle OrderedDict can be implemented as
> efficiently as normal dict.
> Writeup: http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2015/01/faster-more-memory-efficient-and-more.html
> Previous discussion:
> https://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2012-December/123028.html
> Cheers,
> fijal

also as a sidenote: PEP should maybe mention that PyPy is already
supporting it, a bit by chance

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