reduce to be removed?
steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Nov 13 12:26:57 CET 2006
Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Steve Holden wrote:
>> I suppose it's only a matter of time before someone wants to define
>> dict.__add__ ...
> that's been proposed quite a few times, and always gets stuck when it's
> time to define the exact semantics for dealing with collisions. there
> are simply too many ways to do it, and all of them are can be trivially
> and efficiently implemented in terms of copy/update or for-in (or, in
> quite a few cases, by using sets instead of dicts).
But, as we both know, the fact that something can be trivially
implemented in Python doesn't stop people asking for it to be added as
oh-no-indeed-ly y'rs - steve
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