[Python-Dev] Patch #552433

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 08 May 2002 10:01:19 -0400

> Define "long enough"; I'm expecting that my BCD module will generate
> tuples at least a hundred elements.

Hm.  Creating such a long tuple in Python code will be the bottleneck
in your program, not iterating over it.  Have you benchmarked this
particular fix?  I find it hard to believe that one can even notice
the difference.

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