speedy Python strings?

Tim Delaney tcdelaney at optusnet.com.au
Tue Jan 20 07:20:52 CET 2004

"Josiah Carlson" <jcarlson at uci.edu> wrote:

> Deleting from the front of a list results in every item being
> shifted up a single entry.  While this is insignificant for
> short lists, it is significant for long lists:

Note that there's been some very interesting discussions on python-dev
recently that may end up alleviating this issue somewhat in the future - but
no promises - there doesn't appear to be a consensus on the "right way" ...

Tim Delaney

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