Are dictionaries the same as hashtables?
sjmachin at lexicon.net
Tue Aug 26 11:22:02 CEST 2008
On Aug 26, 5:43 pm, Martin Marcher <mar... at marcher.name> wrote:
> On 2008-08-26 00:32:20, cnb wrote:
> > Are dictionaries the same as hashtables?
> Yes, but there is nothing in there that does sane collision handling
> like making a list instead of simply overwriting.
Please clarify: (1) Nothing in where? In the Python dictionary
implementation? (2) What do you mean by "sane collision handling"?
What do you mean by "simply overwriting"?
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