magical expanding hash

Paul Rubin http
Tue Jan 17 16:45:44 EST 2006

"braver" <deliverable at> writes:
> Exactly, << as in C++/ruby streams.  But notice the extra checks needed
> to see whether we want a new leaf which is an array or a number, or we
> create an intermediate hash level.  Would the checks look the same in
> python?

You could check what is being shifted and make a new leaf of the
appropriate type.  If you put a number there though, you wouldn't be
able to then add more nodes beneath that number.

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