Pythonic way for missing dict keys

Alex Popescu nospam.themindstorm at
Fri Jul 20 22:17:34 CEST 2007

Jakub Stolarski <jakub.stolarski at> wrote in 
news:1184961448.456134.153020 at

> Version 1 and 2 do different thing than version 3. The latter doesn't
> add value to dict.
> As it was mentioned before, use:
> 1 - if you expect that there's no key in dict
> 2 - if you expect that there is key in dict

I may be missing something but I think the 3 approaches are completely 
equivalent in terms of functionality.

.w( the_mindstorm )p.

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