emptying a list

Geoffrey Clements geoffrey.clementsNO at SPAMbaesystems.com
Thu Oct 1 18:15:00 CEST 2009


"lallous" <lallous at lgwm.org> wrote in message news:ha2htc$u9u$1 at aioe.org...
> Hello
>
> What is faster when clearing a list?
>
> del L[:]
>
> or
>
> L = []
>

Oh, "L = []" definitely, on the basis that there are fewer characters to 
type.


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Geoff 





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