[Python-3000] Droping find/rfind?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Fri Aug 25 15:31:49 CEST 2006
Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
>>> I believe you're thinking about something far more sophisticated than what I'm
>>> suggesting. I'm just talking about a Python data type in a standard library
>>> module that trades off slower performance with smaller strings (due to extra
>>> method call overhead) against improved scalability (due to avoidance of
>>> copying strings around).
>>have you done any benchmarking on this ?
> I've benchmarked string copying via slicing against views implemented using
> buffer(). For certain use patterns, views are absolutely significantly
of course, but buffers don't support many string methods, so I'm not sure how
that's applicable to this case.
(and before anyone says "let's fix that, then", please read earlier messages).
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