[Python-ideas] dict.items to accept optional iterable with keys to use

Sven Marnach sven at marnach.net
Wed Apr 4 19:01:58 CEST 2012

Victor Varvariuc schrieb am Wed, 04. Apr 2012, um 11:07:55 +0300:
> Sometimes you want a dict which is subset of another dict. It would nice if
> dict.items accepted an optional list of keys to return. If no keys are
> given - use default behavior - get all items.

How about using `operator.itemgetter()`?

    from operator import itemgetter

It will return a tuple of the values corresponding to the given keys.


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