tuples, index method, Python's design

Hendrik van Rooyen mail at microcorp.co.za
Sat Apr 14 10:19:37 CEST 2007

"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:

> So to increase consistency, the .index method should be removed
> from lists, as well, IMO. If you find yourself doing a linear
> search, something is wrong.
I agree.
You should at the very least make it a binary search.
To do that you have to sort the list.
Much more efficient.

; - )

Please Sir, can I have the DoubleDict I asked for elsewhere in this thread?

- Hendrik

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