[Python-3000] Droping find/rfind?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Fri Aug 25 07:54:23 CEST 2006

Tim Peters wrote:

> [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)

in my experience, the object allocator tends to be surprisingly fast, 
and the calling mechanism tends to be surprisingly slow.  and this is 
true even if you take this into account.


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