Speed of str(positive_integer)..

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Jun 29 06:29:12 CEST 2004


alejandro david weil wrote:

> On Mon June 28 2004 23:41, Tony Meyer wrote:
>>I suppose that the divmod implementation could check to see if both numbers
>>were integers and then do the faster integer case.  You'd have to convince
>>TPTB that the speed increase was worth it and that the overhead of doing
>>the test didn't outweigh the benefits, though.
> 
> What's TPTB?

 From context it appears to be The Powers That Be...



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