Comparing values of counter in python 3.3

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Mon Dec 16 03:40:57 CET 2013


In article <905d6e7e-6748-42dd-8b63-d80a4d175914 at googlegroups.com>,
 rusi <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Monday, December 16, 2013 7:29:31 AM UTC+5:30, alex23 wrote:
> > > # Need to compare values of counter and reject in function/routine in 
> > > value in counter2 is higher then value in counter1 for a current key
> 
> >      [(k,Counter2[k]) for k in Counter2 - Counter1]
> 
> Why not just?
> 
> Counter2 - Counter1
> 
> And if you want to uncounterify it then
> dict(Counter2 - Counter1)
> 
> > Counters are awesome.
> 
> Yes -- agreed. But 'counter' is a strange name -- after checking whether
> 'bag' and 'multiset' are there in the library, I would not think to
> check anything else.

Bag and multiset are names only CS weenies would think to look for.  
Counter is the name for the rest of us :-)



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