Author r.david.murray
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Date 2013-09-09.20:41:19
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Indeed.  Although there was apparently some call for it, it doesn't sound from a quick google like defaultdict was deemed to require a PEP.  Presumably the informed audience should be wider than this issue, though.

I also note that defaultdict is implemented via a special method on dict itself (__missing__), and if this one was implemented the same way it would be easy to combine the features.
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