On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 5:45 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis@pitrou.net> wrote:
If these strings are not interned, then perhaps they should be.
There is a similar optimization proposal (w/ patch) for attribute names:

If I understand correctly, that would help with unpickling, but wouldn't solve Michael's problem as, without memo, each pickle would still need to store a copy.
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