[Python-Dev] performance of {} versus dict()

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Nov 14 23:41:28 CET 2012

On 14/11/2012 21:40, Greg Ewing wrote:
> * If the compiler were allowed to recognise builtins, it could
> turn dict(a = 1, b = 2) into {'a':1, 'b':2} automatically.

That would be my naive suggestion, I am prepared to be shot down in 
flames ;-)

Would be even more awesome if it could end up with the magical 
performance of "def md(**kw): return kw"...


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