Lists, tuples and memory.

Christopher T King squirrel at WPI.EDU
Sat Jul 17 06:43:35 CEST 2004


On Fri, 16 Jul 2004, David Eppstein wrote:

> In article <Pine.LNX.4.44.0407161419040.20713-100000 at ccc7.wpi.edu>,
>  Christopher T King <squirrel at WPI.EDU> wrote:
> 
> > Ick.  I thought part of the reason Set was created (aside from enabling 
> > set operations) was to improve on the dict() storage method.
> 
> What alternative storage method did you have in mind that would be as 
> efficient and that would allow the same types of objects to be collected 
> into sets?

One that didn't have to store a pointer to None for every single item :/




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