List comprehensions performance

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Thu Sep 30 01:27:21 CEST 2004


    Neuruss> What I'd like to know is if using list comprehensions would
    Neuruss> give me a performance advantage over traditional for loops or
    Neuruss> not.

You can always run tests to see. <wink>  There is some data dependency so it
makes sense to test map, listcomps and for loops using data that's typical
of the application you intend to use them in.

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