[Python-Dev] Unicode charmap decoders slow
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Oct 5 20:40:04 CEST 2005
Walter Dörwald wrote:
> OK, here's a patch that implements this enhancement to
> PyUnicode_DecodeCharmap(): http://www.python.org/sf/1313939
> Creating the decoding_map as a string should probably be done by
> gencodec.py directly. This way the first import of the codec would be
> faster too.
Hmm. How would you represent the string in source code? As a Unicode
literal? With \u escapes, or in a UTF-8 source file? Or as a UTF-8
string, with an explicit decode call?
I like the current dictionary style for being readable, as it also
adds the Unicode character names into comments.
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