inline exception handling in python

Carey Tilden carey.tilden at
Thu Aug 12 23:46:07 CEST 2010

On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 1:18 PM, wheres pythonmonks
<wherespythonmonks at> wrote:

> Well I suppose it matters depending on the nature of the data you are
> looking at...  But small function calls tend to be the death of interpreted
> languages...

I would be interested to see a real application that had performance
negatively impacted by function call overhead.  Sure, it's easy to
measure in micro benchmarks, but what about profiling a real


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