How your company think about python?
mwh at python.net
Mon Aug 19 12:10:09 CEST 2002
Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> writes:
> It's not hard to imagine that had the application been written in
> python, the list insertion step would have been done using dictionaries.
> I'm not sure how dictionaries work, but I'm guessing they're O(logN).
Not really. They're mostly O(1), but that's not really a helpful
piece of information in this situation.
They're pretty quick, is more relavent.
$ head -n 2 src/bash/bash-2.04/unwind_prot.c
/* I can't stand it anymore! Please can't we just write the
whole Unix system in lisp or something? */
-- spotted by Rich van der Hoff
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