[TIP] Mocking properties on an instance

Herman Sheremetyev herman at swebpage.com
Mon Sep 12 04:03:06 PDT 2011

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 7:09 PM, Michael Foord <michael at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
> On 12/09/2011 11:01, Herman Sheremetyev wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 6:52 PM, Michael Foord<michael at voidspace.org.uk>
>>  wrote:
>>> On 05/09/2011 09:11, Chris Wesseling wrote:
>>>> On 2011-09-04T23:29:09+0100, Michael Foord wrote:
>>>>>> (P.S. I really do wish python had a sortedset and frozendict type
>>>>>> already but that is a different discussion :/ )
>>>>> Indeed. :-)
>>>>> (There was a proposal to make sets sorted by default. I'm not sure
>>>>> what has happened to that though.)
>>>> By default? Blegh. :-r
>>> Why? What would the downside be?
>> Sorting isn't free and it's easily available if you actually need it.
>> What would the upside be from always paying an extra nlogn?
> The sorting is on insertion order (so ordering rather than sorting really),
> which basically is free as you know the insertion order.

Sure that's negligible computationally but O(N) storage for keeping
track of the ordering, so still not even close to free..

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