a dict trick

Alex Popescu nospam.themindstorm at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 10:10:49 CEST 2007

james_027 <cai.haibin at gmail.com> wrote in news:1186036331.304916.304020

> hi
> for example I have this dictionary
> dict = {'name':'james', 'language':'english'}
> value = 'sex' in dict and dict['sex'] or 'unknown'
> is a right pythonic of doing this one? I am trying to get a value from
> the dict, but if the key doesn't exist I will provide one.
> THanks
> james

Same question discussed at large not far ago:
subject: "Pythonic way of missing dict keys" [1]

.w( the_mindstorm )p.


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