In what order does Python read dictionary keys?

Moshe Zadka moshez at
Tue Jun 8 22:40:20 EDT 1999

On Tue, 8 Jun 1999 tcpeter at wrote:

<about the order of keys()>
> OK.  So is there a way to ensure a specific order?  In this instance
> I've given it's not particularly critical, but there are times where it
> might be.  Any ideas?

Subclass UserDict.UserDict.
Moshe Zadka <mzadka at>. 
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