[Pythonmac-SIG] Tuples

Henning Hraban Ramm hraban at fiee.net
Sun Feb 3 17:44:03 CET 2008

Am 2008-02-03 um 16:54 schrieb Grzegorz Laszczyk:

> I have a newbie question.
> Do you use tuples? If yes, maybe can you explain me where and why.
> I know, how to use strings, dictionaries, lists. But tulpes? Python is
> my first language, where I found this.

You can use tuples, where
1. they're expected
2. you need a "list" that never changes (you can assign a new tuple,  
of course)
2a. constants

AFAIK tuples are a bit faster and need less memory than lists, esp.  
with big datasets.

see also http://docs.python.org/tut/ 

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