Python object overhead?

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Fri Mar 23 23:11:23 CET 2007

En Fri, 23 Mar 2007 18:27:25 -0300, Mark Nenadov  
<mark at> escribió:

> I'd suggest doing the following instead of that while loop:
> for line in open(sys.argv[1]).xreadlines():

Poor xreadlines method had a short life: it was born on Python 2.1 and got  
deprecated on 2.3 :(
A file is now its own line iterator:

f = open(...)
for line in f:

Gabriel Genellina

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