Joining strings versus augmented assignment

holger krekel pyth at devel.trillke.net
Tue Feb 4 12:17:48 CET 2003


Delaney, Timothy C (Timothy) wrote:
> > From: Bengt Richter [mailto:bokr at oz.net]
> >
> > IMO we need to keep in mind that the language is not defined 
> > by accidental
> > details of implementation, and try to avoid leading people 
> > into believing
> > that bad peformance for certain operations is necessarily 
> > cast in concrete.
> 
> Indeed. If you are using Psyco for example, string concatenation is converted into a list join whereever possible.

ASFAIK this is the case with the upcoming 1.0 version but not with the
current 0.4.1, right? 

    holger





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