Confusion about dictionaries - keys use value or identity?

Tim Hammerquist tim at vegeta.ath.cx
Mon Jul 9 00:57:52 CEST 2001


Steve Holden <sholden at holdenweb.com> wrote:
> "Tim Peters" <tim.one at home.com> wrote in message
> news:mailman.994626808.10039.python-list at python.org...
> >
> > "perl"<"python"-is-true-either-way-though-ly y'rs  - tim
> >
> 
> and-we-all-assume-python>perl-anyway-ly y'rs  - steve

Speak for yourself. =)

Python != Perl

Comparisons such as "better" or "worse" in an overall context are
pointless and inherently flawed.

Besides:

>>> 'qbasic' > 'python'
1

And what's to stop someone from creating a language called Zardoz?

>>> 'perl' < 'zardoz'
1
>>> 'python' < 'zardoz'
1

-- 
-Tim Hammerquist <timmy at cpan.org>
Trust the computer industry to shorten the term "Year 2000" to Y2K. It
was this kind of thinking that got us in trouble in the first place.
    -- Adrian Tyvand



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