[Python-ideas] Create a StringBuilder class and use it everywhere

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 09:14:19 CEST 2011

2011/8/26 Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>

> The most popular (as from what I can see) thing right now where people
>> start seeing
>> that += is slow is when they try to do that on PyPy (which doesn't have
>> hack like CPython,
>> who is still slow) and ask "why my pypy code is sooooo slow".
> To me that suggests it may have been a mistake to try to
> optimise += at all in CPython, as it gives people misleading
> expectations.

The author of this optimization is also the lead designer of PyPy...

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc
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