cataloging words in text file

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Sat Mar 3 13:40:19 CET 2001

In article <3AA08D8F.255748A0 at>,
Gerhard =?iso-8859-1?Q?H=E4ring?=  <gerhard.nospam at> wrote:
>Stephen Boulet wrote:
>> I remember this homework assignment for my data structures (c++)
>> class: read in a large file, and create a data structure containing
>> every word in the file and the number of times it appears.
>Funny. This was the task I had to code in Java for a recent job

Don't you wish you could have coded it in Python?  ;-)
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