[Python-Dev] Caching float(0.0)
nmm1 at cus.cam.ac.uk
Tue Oct 3 12:32:05 CEST 2006
=?iso-8859-1?Q?Kristj=E1n_V=2E_J=F3nsson?= <kristjan at ccpgames.com> wrote:
> The total count of floating point numbers allocated at this point is 985794.
> Without the reuse, they would be 1317145, so this is a saving of 25%, and
> of 5Mb.
And, if you optimised just 0.0, you would get 60% of that saving at
a small fraction of the cost and considerably greater generality.
It isn't clear whether the effort justifies doing more.
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