del and sets proposal

bearophileHUGS at lycos.com bearophileHUGS at lycos.com
Fri Oct 3 01:59:52 CEST 2008


Chris Rebert:
> No, sets are a datatype unto themselves. They are based on
> dictionaries internally (at least in CPython), but that's an
> implemention detail to be hidden, not emphasized.

Later Hettinger has simplified their code, making them use less memory
(and be a little faster too, I think) :-)

Bye,
bearophile



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