PEP 372 -- Adding an ordered directory to collections
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Jun 17 07:27:29 CEST 2008
>> For this API, I think it's important to make some performance guarantees.
> I may appreciate them for all Python collections :-)
>> It seems fairly difficult to make byindex O(1), and
>> simultaneously also make insertion/deletion better than O(n).
> It may be possible to make both of them O(log n), but I may appreciate
> byindex O(n) and insertion/deletion O(1).
If so, what's the advantage of using that method over d.items[n]?
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