[Python-3000] Making more effective use of slice objects in Py3k
fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Aug 28 18:48:52 CEST 2006
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> (e.g. you don't seem to appreciate the savings due to a string
> object header and its data being consecutive in memory).
footnote: note that the Unicode string type still doesn't do that (my
original implementation *did* support string views, and nobody's ever
gotten around to fully rip it out), so if anyone wants to benchmark
things related to this specific feature, comparing unicode strings with
8-bit strings could be someone useful.
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