optimization question

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Tue Aug 13 00:25:28 CEST 2002

"Andrew Koenig" <ark at research.att.com> wrote in message
news:yu994rdzaig3.fsf at europa.research.att.com...
> Steve> Yes, it could. It could then, however, hardly be called "one of the
> Steve> standard, builtin, Python sequence types" :-)
> Doesn't string qualify?

Only before you subclass it to optimize slicing. Then it's a
user-implemented subtype :-) Not sure about buffer, though. That might

let's-not-split-too-many-hairs-ly y'rs  -steve
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