[Python-3000] Droping find/rfind?

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Fri Aug 25 03:01:20 CEST 2006

[Fredrik Lundh]
>> (on the other hand, "s[:len(t)] == t" is usually faster than
"s.startswith(t)" for short
>> prefixes,

[Greg Ewing]
> That's surprising. Any idea why this might be?

Perhaps it has to do with the rest of his message ;-):

>> (which reminds me that speeding up handling of optional arguments
>> to C functions would be an even better use of this energy)

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