gather information from various files efficiently

Simon Brunning simon.brunning at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 17:42:19 CET 2004


On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 10:40:56 -0500, Peter Hansen <peter at engcorp.com> wrote:
> Keith Dart wrote:
> > Sigh, this reminds me of a discussion I had at my work once... It seems
> > to write optimal Python code one must understand various probabilites of
> > your data, and code according to the likely scenario.
> 
> And this is different from optimizing in *any* other language
> in what way?

In other languages, by the time you get the bloody thing working it's
time to ship, and you don't have to bother worrying about making it
optimal.

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Cheers,
Simon B,
simon at brunningonline.net,
http://www.brunningonline.net/simon/blog/



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