[Python-Dev] efficient string concatenation (yep, from 2004)

R. David Murray rdmurray at bitdance.com
Wed Feb 13 20:10:16 CET 2013


On Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:07:22 +0100, Christian Tismer <tismer at stackless.com> wrote:
> I think before getting people to work through long and
> complete documentation, it is probably easier to wake their interest
> by something like
> "Hey, are you doing things this way?"
> And then there is a short, concise list of bad and good things, maybe
> even dynamic as in WingWare's "Wing Tips" or any better approach.
> 
>  From that easily reachable, only a few pages long tabular
> collection of short hints and caveats there could be linkage to the 
> existing, real
> documentation that explains things in more detail.
> Maybe that could be a way to get people to actually read.

There used to be a HOWTO with this goal, but its opinions were
considered outdated and/or contentious, and it was deleted:

    http://docs.python.org/2.6/howto/doanddont.html

--David


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