[Python-ideas] New 3.x restriction on number of keyword arguments

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Tue Oct 26 23:04:47 CEST 2010

Am 26.10.2010 22:58, schrieb Cesare Di Mauro:
> 2010/10/26 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net
> <mailto:solipsis at pitrou.net>>
>     > [snip lots of timeit results comparing unpatched and EXTENDED_ARG]
>     >
>     > I really can't explain it. Ouch!
>     What do you mean exactly? There's no significant change at all.
> I cannot explain why the unpatched version was slower than the patched one most
> of the times.
> I find it silly and illogical.

It rather seems that you're seeing statistics, and the impact of the
change is not measurable.  Nothing silly about it.


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Four shall be the number of spaces thou shalt indent, and the number of thy
indenting shall be four. Eight shalt thou not indent, nor either indent thou
two, excepting that thou then proceed to four. Tabs are right out.

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