[Python-ideas] Adding a functional list type to the standard library.

Daniel Stutzbach daniel at stutzbachenterprises.com
Sun Apr 5 16:20:51 CEST 2009

On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 2:38 AM, Alexandre Vassalotti
<alexandre at peadrop.com>wrote:

> I would like to have your opinion whether a functional list type would
> be welcomed in the standard library. A functional list type would
> provide an efficient data-structure for keeping many lists with
> partial modifications. In particular, a such data-structure would be
> obsolete many, if not all, use-cases of copy.deepcopy on lists. Here
> is a simple example how a such list would be used:

If you would find it useful, write it and distribute it as an extension
module on PyPi.

Daniel Stutzbach, Ph.D.
President, Stutzbach Enterprises, LLC <http://stutzbachenterprises.com>
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