Set literals

George Sakkis gsakkis at rutgers.edu
Mon Mar 21 23:51:09 CET 2005


How about overloading curly braces for set literals, as in

>>> aSet = {1,2,3}

- It is the standard mathematic set notation.
- There is no ambiguity or backwards compatibility problem.
- Sets and dicts are in many respects similar data structures, so why not share the same delimiter ?

*ducks*





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