which one is more efficient

ki lo kilo8257 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 01:45:06 CET 2008


I have type variable which may have been set to 'D' or 'E'

Now, which one of following statements are more efficient

if type =='D' or type == 'E':

or

if re.search("D|E", type):

Please let me know because the function is going to called 10s of millions
of times.

Thanks
Kilo
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