Linked lists (was Re: Typing system vs. Java

Ville Vainio vvainio at karhu.tp.spt.fi
Tue Aug 7 07:26:19 CEST 2001


<mcherm at destiny.com> writes:

> based others are for other special purposes. In contrast, Python
> has just one kind of List (array based).

Which makes me think - why is there no linked list type? Now that we
have iterators, one might assume that linked list would almost always
be a good idea, performance-wise.

I don't care if I had to explicitly express that I want linked list,
it just should be there. Or is the concept problematic in Python, for
some reason?

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