[Python-Dev] SF patch 864863: Bisect C implementation
mwh at python.net
Fri Jan 2 07:17:09 EST 2004
"Raymond Hettinger" <python at rcn.com> writes:
> * have two visible modules like StringIO and cStringIO --
> personally, I see the approach as clutter but it makes it possible
> to unittest both.
At least for pickle, and at least historically, pickle has offered
something cPickle hasn't: the ability to subclass.
34. The string is a stark data structure and everywhere it is
passed there is much duplication of process. It is a perfect
vehicle for hiding information.
-- Alan Perlis, http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/perlis-alan/quotes.html
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