Dict when defining not returning multi value key error

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 23:15:33 CEST 2014


On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 5:24 AM, Dilu Sasidharan <dilu.seven at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am wondering why the dictionary in python not returning multi value key
> error when i define something like
>
> p = {'k':"value0",'k':"value1"}
>
> key is string immutable and sometimes shares same id.
>
> also if the key is immutable and have different ids.
>
> like
>
> p = {'1':"value0",'1.0':"value1"}

In this latter case note that '1' and '1.0' are not equal, so this
will simply result in two separate entries in the dict anyway.



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