set and dict iteration
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Fri Aug 17 04:30:42 CEST 2012
Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> writes:
> Luckily, Python is open source. If anyone thinks that sets and dicts
> should include more code protecting against mutation-during-iteration,
> they are more than welcome to come up with a patch. Don't forget unit and
> regression tests, and also a set of timing results which show that the
> slow-down isn't excessive.
It could be a debugging option, in which case even a fairly significant
slowdown is acceptable.
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