Dictionary from list?

Jim Correia jim.correia at pobox.com
Mon Oct 22 01:48:57 CEST 2001


In article <j4adyljhfy.fsf at informatik.hu-berlin.de>,
 Martin von Loewis <loewis at informatik.hu-berlin.de> wrote:

> Jim Correia <jim.correia at pobox.com> writes:
> 
> > I wasn't insisting that there must be on in python, just asking if there 
> > was :-)
> 
> I think this thread would have died quite early if you did just
> that...  Instead, after being told that this conversion is not
> supported as a built-in, you responded
> 
> "This is quite unfortunate."
> 
> People then have read this into insisting.

It was probably a poor choice of words.  It was late and I was in a 
rush.  It should have said I would have preferred that there was a built 
in conversion rather than rolling my own.  The problem, however, has 
long since been solved.  

Thanks.

Jim



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