Python 3.1 beta 1
tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu May 7 22:21:52 CEST 2009
bearophileHUGS at lycos.com wrote:
> Is the order inside OrderedDict kept with a double linked list of the
That is one of the things Raymond tried. Check the code for what he
settled on for the Python version. I believe he thinks the best C
implementation might be different from the best Python version.
>> The OrderedDict constructor and update() method both accept
>> keyword arguments, but their order is lost because Python's
>> function call semantics pass-in keyword arguments using a regular
>> unordered dictionary.
> This is unfortunate :-(
> Well, I'd like function call semantics pass-in keyword arguments to
> use OrderedDicts then... :-)
This possibility has been discussed on pydev.
It would require a sufficiently fast C implementation.
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