Why not Ruby?
fuzzyman at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 22:13:19 CET 2009
On Jan 1, 8:32 pm, Paul Rubin <http://phr...@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
> > Of course pythons list, dict, strings in my opinion just can't be beat,
> On many occasions I've wished for a functional dictionary
> implementation in Python, like Haskell's Data.Map. One of these years
> I'll get around to writing one.
Care to save me the effort of looking it up and tell me what Data.Map
does that Python's dict doesn't?
I guess if it is functional then every mutation must copy and return a
new data structure? (Which will be much more efficient in Haskell than
in Python - Haskell can share most of the underlying data whereas
Python would have to create a new dict every time. At least it only
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