hancock at anansispaceworks.com
Mon Oct 10 23:18:00 CEST 2005
On Saturday 08 October 2005 01:54 pm, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Dave wrote:
> > Yes, I would like to know how many internal string operations are done inside
> > the Python interpreter.
> when you're doing what?
> how do you define "internal string operations", btw?
He's got to be talking about runtime name-binding. In
other words, when you refer to:
the Python interpreter actually knows you labeled that attribute 'spam',
and the string is stored in a.__dict__ , so you can also access it as
I'm pretty sure this is what string "internment" is for, though, and
that such lookups are optimized out pretty much whenever possible.
Terry Hancock ( hancock at anansispaceworks.com )
Anansi Spaceworks http://www.anansispaceworks.com
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