[Python-Dev] PEP 468

Franklin? Lee leewangzhong+python at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 14:54:05 EDT 2016

Eric, have you any work in progress on compact dicts?

On Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 12:54 PM, Eric Snow <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 1:10 PM, Émanuel Barry <vgr255 at live.ca> wrote:
>> As stated by Guido (and pointed out in the PEP):
>> Making **kwds ordered is still open, but requires careful design and
>> implementation to avoid slowing down function calls that don't benefit.
>> The PEP has not been updated in a while, though. Python 3.5 has been
>> released, and with it a C implementation of OrderedDict.
>> Eric, are you still interested in this?
> Yes, but wasn't planning on dusting it off yet (i.e. in time for 3.6).
> I'm certainly not opposed to someone picking up the banner.
> <wink-wink>
>> IIRC that PEP was one of the
>> motivating use cases for implementing OrderedDict in C.
> Correct, though I'm not sure OrderedDict needs to be involved any more.
>> Maybe it's time for
>> a second round of discussion on Python-ideas?
> Fine with me, though I won't have a lot of time in the 3.6 timeframe
> to handle a high-volume discussion or push through an implementation.
> -eric
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