Sorted dictionary

Steven D'Aprano steven at
Thu Jan 21 07:54:35 CET 2010

On Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:21:22 -0800, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:

> On Thu, 21 Jan 2010 02:02:02 +0100, "Jan Kaliszewski"
> <zuo at> declaimed the following in
> gmane.comp.python.general:
>> Hello,
>> Inspired by some my needs as well as some discussions in the net, I've
>> implemented a sorted dictionary (i.e. a dict that returns keys, values
>> and items always sorted by keys):
> 	How does this differ from all the other "ordered dictionary" 
> schemes out there (and maybe even included in 2.7? I'm still on 2.5)

Ordered dicts remember the insertion order of keys.

Sorted dicts return the keys in sorted order.


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