dictionary wart

Carl Banks imbosol at aerojockey.invalid
Fri Mar 19 04:46:01 CET 2004


Jesper wrote:
> 
> 
> Aloysio Figueiredo wrote:
>> Why don't you extend the dict type to have your custom behaviour?
>> 
>> 
> [znip]
> 
> That's a good point - thanks.
> 
> I think I will do it that way - but I still think it is a feature 
> lacking from the core language.


It's a pretty clear violation of "Explicit is better than implicit",
so I think it's more accurate to say that it is "not there by design"
than "lacking."


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