Large Data Sets: Use base variables or classes? And some binding questions
steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Sat Sep 27 01:43:57 CEST 2008
On Fri, 26 Sep 2008 14:54:36 -0700, Carl Banks wrote:
> However, it seems from the rest of your comments that speed is your main
> concern. Last time someone reported __slots__ didn't make a big
> difference in access time, but it probably would speed up creating
> objects a bit.
Carl probably knows this already, but for the benefit of the Original
__slots__ is intended as a memory optimization, not speed optimization.
If it speeds up creation, that's a serendipitous side-effect of using
> Of course, you should profile it to make sure.
Can I ask the OP how large is "large" in the Large Data Sets? What seems
large to people is often not large at all a modern computer.
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