Subsetting a dictionary

Will Newton will at nospam.misconception.org.uk
Mon Mar 19 19:37:30 CET 2001


Aahz Maruch wrote:

>>On average this makes the code ~10x slower. I haven't done an in depth
>>analysis of how the routine is called, but my "backwards" way of doing
>>things seems much faster for my task.
> 
> While it's possible you're right, my gut instinct is that Emile's way
> will be faster unless your subset almost always includes most of the
> dictionary.

I ran the profiles, trust me, my way is faster, just not fast enough. :)




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