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Carsten Haese carsten at
Thu Aug 30 21:08:08 CEST 2007

On Thu, 2007-08-30 at 11:45 -0700, zzbbaadd at wrote:
> > That wish will only come true if you maintain your own fork of Python 3.
> > has_key() will go away, period. It has been made obsolete by "in", which
> > is faster and more concise.
> Is there really some reason  "key" IN dict can be implemented faster
> than dict.has_key("key")???

Yes, see e.g.

Carsten Haese

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