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List and Set in one
Joined: Oct 17, 2006
May 11, 2009 10:14:20
What do you usually use when you need a collection that is unique (like a Set) but has indexes (like a List)?
Joined: Mar 22, 2005
May 11, 2009 10:21:57
Maybe write a subclass of
that enforces the uniqueness of elements. There are probably ready-made classes like that out there.
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May 11, 2009 11:17:09
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
May 11, 2009 11:21:46
Fahd Shariff wrote:
will retain the iteration order, it is not indexable. That would have to be added.
I'd still go with Ulf's approach as it's easier to add uniqueness to a List than index-ability to a Set.
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