On Fri, 2009-05-01 at 12:36 -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Toshio Kuratomi
> Python-2.4 does have "setdefault" which is a misleading name (it
> "set" a "default") for something that can be made to replace
> Here's an example of making a replacement in python-fedora:
> Usually, if I was going to rewrite some code, I'd use a try: except: as
> it's clearer what's going on. Here's an example:
I just try: except: the import.
What's not clear to me is why defaultdict is needed at all in this
case. There is no call to default_factory and its default_factory
which lets you define a default value when a key is missing.
The value or callable passed to the constructor sets it.
Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet(a)gmail.com>
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