Limiting the size of List and making it Homogeneous

gene tani gene.tani at
Fri Jan 13 04:12:09 EST 2006

ankit wrote:
> Is it possible to limit the size of list in python.
> I want to make list of 5 elements. How can I achieve this thing in
> python. And one more thing can we declare list to store elements of
> same type as in c, C++ we can declare an
> array which can have 5 elements of type int.
> C, C++:
>    int intarr[5]
> How can I achieve this kind of behavior ?
> Thanks

- ring(circular) buffers overwrite oldest elements when they're flagged
as at their limit, is that what you want?:

you can write whatever type checks you want in the append() methods

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