[Python-Dev] collections module
Martin v. Loewis
martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Jan 11 03:54:25 EST 2004
Kurt B. Kaiser wrote:
> I am talking about a modification to listobject.c, also.
So you suggest that the list type become circular???
That will cause a major ABI incompatibility, as all modules
that use PyList_GET_SIZE need to be recompiled. In addition,
it causes a slow-down for the standard use of lists. So you
would make the general case slower, just to support a
special case. Why are you proposing that?
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