Help optimize a script?

Skip Montanaro skip at
Thu Oct 18 01:09:55 CEST 2001

    >> After compling 2.1.1 for HP-UX so I would have access to the join()
    >> method of sting, I started to wonder how much of this speed increase
    >> (if any) is from just using 2.1.1 over 1.5.2 ?  Any ideas?

    David> Probably not too much if at all. 

In addition, 2.x is generally a bit slower than 1.5.2, so anything you'd
gain by using string methods would probably get lost elsewhere.

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