Lists and Tuples

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Fri Dec 5 13:46:48 CET 2003


Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> writes:

> Jeff Wagner fed this fish to the penguins on Thursday 04 December 2003 
> 21:19 pm:
> 
> > tuple. So, what's the difference and why choose one over the other?
> >
>         A tuple can be the key for a dictionary, a list can't.
> 
> 
>         Not sure of a tuple containing a list, though...

Nope.  A tuple is hashable iff all of its elements are.

Cheers,
mwh

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