fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Sep 3 10:44:11 CEST 2006
> There's a huge difference between not being profligate with resources
> and premature optimisation. In the case of the idiom "for i in
> range(x):..." there absolutely no utility whatsoever in creating and
> recording the list of objects. Unless it makes a difference to code
> structure or maintainability, I think that not creating stacks of
> objects you don't need is basic code hygiene and not freakish premature
for short lists, both objects create the *same* number of objects.
if you cannot refrain from pulling arguments out of your ass, you not
really the right person to talk about hygiene.
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