adjacent differences with a list comprehension

Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de) me at privacy.net
Tue Mar 25 23:58:27 CET 2003


Alex Martelli wrote:
> I have no idea how or why operator.sub can be faster
> than int.__sub__ in this case...!

Perhaps because int.__sub__ returns a wrapper object
around the underlying function, whereas operator.sub
provides more direct access to it? Not sure about
that.

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