Complexity of standard Python data structures

sismex01 at hebmex.com sismex01 at hebmex.com
Mon Apr 14 21:54:38 CEST 2003


> From: marcus at infa.abo.fi [mailto:marcus at infa.abo.fi]
> Sent: Monday, April 14, 2003 3:28 PM
> 
> 
> Hmm. So the Python language is more about specifying _what_ will
> happen, instead of _how_, with no concern for actual speed or memory?
> 
> Marcus
>

Yes!

"He scores!!!"

Given that there's Python implementations in Java and C, and there's
(eventually) going to be a Python implementation in Python, then,
it's a safe thing to say (the "what" instead of the "how").

-gus





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