[BangPypers] Reorder Dictionary Size in python

Anand Chitipothu anandology at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 02:23:24 CEST 2013

On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 9:30 PM, Rahul R <rahul8590 at gmail.com> wrote:

> As far as i know, python performs a lazy deletion of values , when we
> delete content from a dictionary (correct me if i am wrong) .  So, when we
> insert a lot of values the dictionary automatically expands. I don't see
> dict shrinking when we delete values from dictionary. In such case, is
> there a way to forcibly reduce the dictionary size ?

Don't try to optimize something that is not required. Python core
developers are smarted than you, trust them.

Premature optimization is root cause of all evil.


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