[Python-ideas] namedtuple with ordereddict
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Jul 18 18:33:22 EDT 2017
Jim J. Jewett wrote:
> is there any reason not to simply define it as a view on a dict, or at
> least as a limited proxy to one?
Some valuable characteristics of namedtuples as they are now:
* Instances are very lightweight
* Access by index is fast
* Can be used as a dict key
All of those would be lost if namedtuple became a dict view.
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