[Python-ideas] Enhancing dict.values

Nathan Schneider neatnate at gmail.com
Sat May 28 06:22:40 EDT 2016

On Sat, May 28, 2016 at 2:41 AM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>

> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> "getmany" doesn't tell you, many of what?
> I think the idea is that it would get the same kind
> of things that get() gets, i.e. items by their keys.
My slight hesitation about "many" is that it's a subjective quantity. (Are
2 or 3 keys enough to count as "many"?)

Another option would be 'geteach'—i.e., for each key provided, get a value.
Or 'getmult' (multiple), but that could be mistaken as multiplication.

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