Ordered dictionary?

Leif K-Brooks eurleif at ecritters.biz
Thu Jan 22 22:21:00 CET 2004


Josiah Carlson wrote:
>> I need to associate a string (key) with an integer (value). A 
>> dictionary would do the job, except for the fact that it must be 
>> ordered. I also need to look up the value for a specific key easily, 
>> so a list of tuples wouldn't work.
> 
> 
> How must the dictionary be ordered?  Do you need the keys or the values 
> sorted?

Sorry for not making that clear, I need it sorted by the order of 
insertion. Looks like 
http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/107747 might do 
what I want...




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