Algorithms Library - Asking for Pointers

Chris Torek nospam at
Sat Sep 3 06:35:05 CEST 2011

In article <18fe4afd-569b-4580-a629-50f6c74829e8 at>
Travis Parks  <jehugaleahsa at> wrote:
>[Someone] commented that the itertools algorithms will perform
>faster than the hand-written ones. Are these algorithms optimized

They are written in C, so avoid a lot of CPython interpreter
overhead.  Mileage in Jython, etc., may vary...
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