Pythonic list/tuple/dict layout?

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sun Jan 25 13:10:26 CET 2009

On Sun, 25 Jan 2009 17:18:28 +0900, Akira Kitada wrote:

> Hi,
> There is more than one way to write a list/tuple/dict in Python, and
> actually different styles are used in standard library. As a hobgoblin
> of little minds, I rather like to know which style is considered
> "Pythonic"
> in the community.
> I collected common layout from existing code and pasted them below. My
> vote would go to d1. How about yours?

All of them.

BTW, there's no need to use such large examples. Three items per dict 
would be sufficient to illustrate the styles, using ten items doesn't add 
anything useful to the discussion.


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