Set Operations on Dicts

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Mon Feb 8 18:32:59 EST 2016


Marco Kaulea <marco.kaulea at gmail.com> writes:

> In one talk (I think it was [1]) it was described that sets are basically
> dicts without the values.

It seems an unhelpful thing to say about ‘set’, I disagree with that
characterisation.

> Therefor it should be easy to apply set operations on dicts

Yes, that's one reason I disagree; it leads to incorrect inferences like
this :-)

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