Advantage of the array module over lists?
pjdelport at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 20:14:37 CET 2008
On Mar 17, 1:49 am, "Diez B. Roggisch" <deets at nospam.web.de> wrote:
> I doubt that. AFAIK both arrays and lists are continuous memory-areas,
> that double (at least to a certain threshold or so) when reaching the
> capacity limit.
For what it's worth, lists over-allocate by ~1/8, and arrays by ~1/16.
(Details in listobject.c:list_resize and arraymodule.c:array_resize.)
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