list to dict

Peter Hansen peter at
Wed Jun 16 16:03:05 CEST 2004

Bart Nessux wrote:

> What is the easiest/fastest way to build a dictionary from a list? The 
> list contains 100,000 entries.

A dictionary has key/value pairs.  How do you want to map
the elements of your list to this format?  In pairs, or
are you using them all as keys, or something else?


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