[Python-Dev] Re: [Bug #121013] Bug in <stringobject>.join(<unicodestring>)

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@effbot.org
Mon, 27 Nov 2000 22:35:08 +0100

> your patch changes the behaviour of join on non-standard sequences.
> if you use join on a long synthetic sequence, your new version may run
> out of memory where the old one worked just fine.

looking again, this was obviously only true for the unicode version
(which uses PySequence_GetItem), not for the 8-bit string version
(which uses the PySequence_Fast API).

maybe we should change the 8-bit implementation instead?

if not, +1.