Tuple question

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Sep 7 01:07:46 CEST 2004


Alex Martelli wrote:

> Claiming that you have to have all info in memory before a tuple can be
> built is simply wrong -- your previous claim that the info had to be in
> a list was even "wronger", sure, but that doesn't make your current
> weaker claims correct in the least.

So, back in the original context here... would you agree that
use of a tuple is "quite realistic" (i.e. a technique that will
save significant amounts of memory) when "there is a huge amount
of static data that you need to access quickly"?

(Quotations from the OP of this part of the thread.)

-Peter



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