My python annoyances so far

Alex Martelli aleax at
Fri Apr 27 04:36:09 CEST 2007

Steven D'Aprano <steve at> wrote:
> detail you shouldn't care about. Functions that cache the result of long
> time-consuming complications are _good_. 

Not necessarily --
asserts the exactly opposite principle, "Don't save anything you can
recalculate"... of course, the best approach is generally a compromise,
but it's good to be aware of the potentially high costs of caching:-).


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