Rationale for Dict?

Axel Rauschmayer axel at rauschma.de
Tue Jan 8 13:01:31 PST 2013


On Jan 8, 2013, at 21:24 , Domenic Denicola <domenic at domenicdenicola.com> wrote:

> In addition to Brandon's points, it seems to me a clear win from the "say what you mean" angle.


That’s a good point. And __proto__ being just another property helps tremendously.

However, not having methods seems unfortunate. It would be nice for Dicts to look like Maps with only string keys, but with get(), set() and has() being optimized under the hood. But maybe that’s too much effort.

Axel

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