Deeply nested dictionaries - should I look into a database or am I just doing it wrong?
bahamutzero8825 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 20:36:43 CEST 2011
On 2011.07.31 02:41 AM, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> The "QueueItem.x264['avs']['filter']['fft3d']['ffte'])" example does not
> look right. Especially the mix of "." and "" references. Actually,
> dictionaries in a dictionary don't look right to me either.
QueueItem is the class; x264 is a dictionary.
> The design of your data structure won't change. I would think that your
> program already mimicks it by nested class statements so you're
> duplicating the already existing class structure via dictionaries in
> order to have it available in the main class.
Huh? I only have no nested class statements.
> Another approach would be named tuples instead of dictionaries or flat
> SQL tables.
What would the advantage of that be?
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