list/tuple/dict question

bruce bedouglas at earthlink.net
Sun Aug 17 23:35:34 CEST 2008


Hi Fredrik...

so, this still doesn't get me an array called 'cat', or 'dog'

or do i somehow use stuff to add/extract the vals...???

thanks


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[mailto:python-list-bounces+bedouglas=earthlink.net at python.org]On Behalf
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Sent: Sunday, August 17, 2008 2:27 PM
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Subject: Re: list/tuple/dict question


bruce wrote:

> a dict doesn't seem to work, as it is essentially a series of key/values,
> which isn't exactly what i want...

so what do you think a variable namespace is?

as usual, Python works best if you use it to write Python program, and 
in Python, the right way to store a collection of name/value pairs is to 
use a dictionary:

  stuff = {}

  foo = []
  foo.append('cat')
  foo.append('dog')

  stuff[foo[1]] = []

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