dict1 < dict2 <=> len(dict1) <= len(dict2) ?
thorsten at thorstenkampe.de
Sat Oct 19 16:22:12 CEST 2002
* Tim Peters
> [Thorsten Kampe]
>> if dict0 > dict1: # loop through the shorter dict
> Obvious is better than obscure:
> if len(dict0) > len(dict1):
> is what you mean, so why not just say so? You're not saving any
> measurable time by being tricky here, and, to the contrary, if the
> lengths happen to be the same, it can be unboundedly slower to
> compare the dicts by value instead of by length.
You're right. I changed the code, it was an inadequate desire for
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