dictionary that discards old items

Michael Hoffman cam.ac.uk at mh391.invalid
Fri Jul 22 15:48:37 CEST 2005


Will McGugan wrote:

>> You want a Least Recently Used, or LRU, cache. Here's one:
>>
> Thanks. I found the one I saw originally in the Python Cookbook. Only 
> they call it a FIFO cache.

A FIFO cache is different, as gene tani points out. You need to consider 
  which one it is you want.
-- 
Michael Hoffman



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