[Python-Dev] Keeping interned strings in a set
nnorwitz at gmail.com
Thu Jun 15 23:18:24 CEST 2006
On 6/15/06, Alexander Belopolsky <alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> As an exercise in using the new set C API, I've replaced the
> "interned" dictionary in stringobject.c with a set.
> If there is any interest, I will submit a patch, but it does not seem
> to affect performance in any meaningful way.
Can you measure memory usage difference in a large app? How many
strings are interned?
(I think sets use less memory, it seems like they could, but I don't
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