[Python-Dev] _socket efficiencies ideas

Neil Schemenauer nas@python.ca
Wed, 9 Apr 2003 12:31:22 -0700

Marcus Mendenhall wrote:
> Even though cpu time is cheap, we should save it for useful work.

Saving a few cycles while having the complicate the interface is not the
Python way.  +1 on restoring the old sscanf code (or something similar
to it).

ObTrivia: IP addresses can be written as a single number (at least for
many IP implementations).  Try "ping 2130706433".