[Tutor] language aid
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Thu Feb 4 18:39:37 CET 2010
"Owain Clarke" <simbobo at cooptel.net> wrote
> I had discounted the idea of a dictionary because all the keys need to be
Thats true but the values can be lists and do not need to be unique.
Its probably a better starting point that search through a list looking at
> so whether the key is the English or non-English word, it couldn't cope
> for example "too", or a similar word in the other language.
Why not? There is only one word 'too'?
I'm not sure what you see as the problem here?
I can see an issue where the word can be translated multiple ways,
but I don't see how your list of colon separated pairs is any better?
You still have the same issues to deal with - I think?
However, if you do want to pursue that route it would be better to save
the pairs as tuples rather than as x:y strings.
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