Roulette wheel

mattia gervaz at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 12:22:03 CET 2009


Il Thu, 05 Mar 2009 10:46:58 +0100, Peter Otten ha scritto:

> mattia wrote:
> 
>>> Note how get_roulette_wheel() is now completeley independent of the
>>> concrete problem you are using it for.
>> 
>> Ok, but also a lot more memory consuming ;-)
> 
> I don't think so. Python references objects; therefore the list
> 
> [tiny_little_thing]*N
> 
> does not consume more memory than
> 
> [big_fat_beast]*N
> 
> Or did you have something else in mind?
> 
> Peter

Ok, understood. So if I have e.g. [[200 elements]]*N, then I'll have N 
pointers to the same location of my seq, right?



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