[Python-ideas] Dictionary views are not entirely 'set like'

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 13:04:44 EDT 2016

On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 6:49 AM, Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:
> Last time this came up, the conclusion was that making values views
> comparable was intractable due to the fact that they're unordered but
> the values themselves aren't hashable. Then the discussion got
> sidetracked into a discussion of whether the justification for not
> having them be hashable (Java does just fine with everything being
> hashable and content-based hashes for mutable objects) makes sense in a
> "consenting-adults" world.

At risk of repeating the derailment: while that's true, I'm also under the
impression that interest in deeply immutable objects is growing in the
Java community.

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