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Re: One more question about elisp


From: Giorgos Keramidas
Subject: Re: One more question about elisp
Date: Sat, 07 Nov 2009 04:50:15 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (berkeley-unix)

On Fri, 06 Nov 2009 22:05:46 +0100, Francis Moreau <address@hidden> wrote:
> Xah Lee <address@hidden> writes:
>> • Elisp Lesson: Hash Table
>>   http://xahlee.org/emacs/elisp_hash_table.html
>
> Thanks for the pointer.
>
> It sounds strange to me (knowing C, python) to use hash tables to
> structure data.

Python uses `dictionaries' (i.e. hashes) extensively, so it is not a
very alien idea to store the named `attributes' of an object in a
convenient to use data structure like a hash map :-)



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