[Python-Dev] file.readinto performance regression in Python 3.2 vs. 2.7?

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 16:48:23 CET 2011

On 25 November 2011 15:07, Amaury Forgeot d'Arc <amauryfa at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/11/25 Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com>
>> It would be nice to have the optimisation back if it's easy enough to
>> do so, for quick-and-dirty code, but it is not a good idea to rely on
>> it (and it's especially unwise to base benchmarks on it working :-))
> Note that this string optimization hack is still present in Python 3,
> but it now acts on *unicode* strings, not bytes.

Ah, yes. That makes sense.

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