[Python-Dev] Fwd: summing a bunch of numbers (or "whatevers")
Mon, 21 Apr 2003 17:23:25 -0400
> For the C implementation, consider bypassing operator.add
> and calling the nb_add slot directly. It's faster and fulfills
> the intention to avoid the alternative call to sq_concat.
Forget I said that, you still need PyNumber_Add() to
handle coercion and such. Though without some
special casing it's going to be darned difficult to match
the performance of a pure python for-loop (especially
for a sequence of integers).