[Tutor] Curious dictionary printing

Walter Prins wprins at gmail.com
Mon May 7 19:56:20 CEST 2012


On 7 May 2012 18:16, Cranky Frankie <cranky.frankie at gmail.com> wrote:

> In 3.2.2 in IDLE I have this dictionary entry:
> Namath = {"first_name": "Joe", "last_name": "Namath", "phone": "
> 212-222-7777",\
>          "email": "joe.namath at gmail.com", "stadium": "Shea Stadium"}
> Why is it out of order?

Python dictionaries (unlike real physical language dictionaries), are not
ordered, and should be thought of as "an unordered set of *key:


[1] http://docs.python.org/tutorial/datastructures.html
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