[Python-Dev] Use for enumerate()
Sat, 27 Apr 2002 23:41:27 -0400
> But anyway, isn't reading and counting still a faster technique than
> using readlines() esp. for larger files?
How should I know <wink>? readlines() *is* reading and counting under the
covers, but at C speed. So the question is whether and when you can program
correct chunking at Python speed that's faster than the time readlines()
takes to build line objects into a list. Try it and time it.