[Python-Dev] OT: Performance vs. Clarity vs. Convention

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 06 Jun 2002 08:50:38 -0400

> Yes. This was a conscious design choice for this particular
> application.  Maybe there is a better way, and maybe I'm not being
> too Pythonic, but I'm not particularly troubled by this even though
> I know I'm "breaking the rules".

Maybe you shouldn't ask for advice if you have it all worked out
already? :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)