Dictionary type access to list of instances

Duncan Booth duncan at NOSPAMrcp.co.uk
Mon Feb 25 08:20:32 EST 2002

"Grant Beasley" <gbeasley at tsa.ac.za> wrote in
news:a5dcgh$b22$1 at ctb-nnrp1.saix.net: 

> If I have a list of instances, each with a property which I want to
> use as a key to access the list in dictionary-like manner, what would
> be the best way of doing this?

Is there any reason why you can't just store your instances in a dictionary 
using the property as the key?

Duncan Booth                                             duncan at rcp.co.uk
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