Method much slower than function?

Paul Rubin http
Thu Jun 14 07:10:41 CEST 2007

"sjdevnull at" <sjdevnull at> writes:
> take virtually the same amount of time on my machine (2.5), and the
> non-join version is clearer, IMO.  I'd still use join in case I wind
> up running under an older Python, but it's probably not a big issue here.

You should not rely on using 2.5 or even on that optimization staying in
CPython.  Best is to use StringIO or something comparable.

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