[Python-Dev] Usage of += on strings in loops in stdlib

Serhiy Storchaka storchaka at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 13:10:56 CET 2013


On 13.02.13 10:52, Larry Hastings wrote:
> I've always hated the "".join(array) idiom for "fast" string
> concatenation--it's ugly and it flies in the face of TOOWTDI.  I think
> everyone should use "x = a + b + c + d" for string concatenation, and we
> should just make that fast.

I prefer "x = '%s%s%s%s' % (a, b, c, d)" when string's number is more 
than 3 and some of them are literal strings.




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