[Python-ideas] Add dict.append and dict.extend

Yuval Greenfield ubershmekel at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 19:02:19 EDT 2018


On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 3:58 PM George Leslie-Waksman <waksman at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Semantically, I'm not sure append and extend would be universally
> understood to mean don't overwrite.
>
>
The proposed meanings surprised me too. My initial instinct for
`dict.append` was that it would always succeed, much like `list.append`
always succeeds.
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