steve at holdenweb.com
Sat Nov 20 07:11:53 CET 2010
On 11/19/2010 8:58 PM, Jin Yi wrote:
> so i came up with a diff method to compare 2 dicts. i found it pretty
> useful so i thought i'd share it with everyone. you can see the doctest
> to check out suggested uses. since we can't modify built-ins, i
> demonstrated adding a diff method to OrderedDict to show how one could
> add it to your own mapping objects.
> the core logic is compatible with python2 and 3 (i've only tested using
> 2.6.5 and 3.1.2). the doctest is suited for python3 though.
> the interface is pretty straightforward. it would be awesome to have
> this sucker as a method on the builtin dict, but that'd take a pep, no?
A PEP *and* some explanation of why you would want such an obscure piece
of code built in to the dict object, yes.
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