[Tutor] Dictionary Issue

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Aug 7 01:53:29 CEST 2015

On 06/08/2015 20:05, Ltc Hotspot wrote:
> On my breath and soul, I did:
> Counter objects have a dictionary interface except that they return a zero
> count for missing items instead of raising a KeyError
> <https://docs.python.org/3/library/exceptions.html#KeyError>:

That's nice to know.  What do the rest of the methods on the class do?

>>>> Please don't top post here, it makes following long threads difficult.

What did you not understand about the above?

>> You obviously haven't bothered to read the link I gave you about the
>> Counter class so I give up.

If you'd read the entire write up why are you still wasting time with a 
loop to find a maximum that simply doesn't work, when there is likely a 
solution in the Counter class right in front of your eyes?

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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