tuples, index method, Python's design

Alan Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Sun Mar 2 19:06:32 CET 2008


On April 12th, 2007 at 10:05 PM Alan Isaac wrote:

> The avoidance of tuples, so carefully defended in other 

> terms, is often rooted (I claim) in habits formed from 

> need for list methods like ``index`` and ``count``. 

> Indeed, I predict that Python tuples will eventually have 

> these methods and that these same people will then defend 

> *that* status quo.





<URL:http://python.org/download/releases/2.6/NEWS.txt>



    - Issue #2025 :  Add tuple.count() and tuple.index() 

      methods to comply with the collections.Sequence API.



Cheers,

Alan Isaac







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