Populating a dictionary, fast
mbac at gpshopper.com
Sun Nov 11 17:54:52 CET 2007
> > I tried your code (with one change, time on feedback lines) and got
> > same terrible
> > performance against my data set.
> > To prove that my machine is sane, I ran the same against your
>> sample file and got _excellent_ performance. Start to finish in
under a minute.
> One possibility could be that your dataset turns out to be some sort
> of pathological worst case for the hashing algorithm in python.
Putting that on the resume. ;)
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