zip() function troubles
tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Jul 27 22:50:49 CEST 2007
"Istvan Albert" <istvan.albert at gmail.com> wrote in message
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| On Jul 27, 2:18 pm, Raymond Hettinger <pyt... at rcn.com> wrote:
| >> What was really surprising is that it works
| >> with no issues up until 1 million items"
| later editing made the sentence more difficult to read
| I should have said: "What was really surprising is that zip works
| with no issues up until 1 million items"
| It was the zip function (and the garbage collection that it repeatedly
| triggers) that cause the problem
It is not the zip function that caused a problem. It was the creation of
so many tuples without any deletions. The list comp example I gave does
the same thing and has the same problem. Nothing to do with zipping per
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