Duplicates in user lists

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IMDB allows duplicates to be created in the user list during editing.
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Roman Sv

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Posted 2 years ago

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Dan Dassow, Champion

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Hi Roman Sv,

I do not consider this a bug. There are legitimate reasons for duplicates in IMDb lists.

From a formal data structure viewpoint, lists allow for duplicates; sets do not.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_data_structures
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Roman Sv

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Why would someone need to have same entries in their movie lists?

This is not a server bug. But IMDB should warn that the entry is already in the list.
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