Find and Replace Simplification

Joshua Landau joshua at
Sun Jul 21 13:29:26 CEST 2013

On 21 July 2013 08:44, Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at> wrote:
> 20.07.13 20:03, Joshua Landau написав(ла):
>> Still, it seems to me that it should be optimizable for sensible
>> builtin types such that .translate is significantly faster, as there's
>> no theoretical extra work that .translate *has* to do that .replace
>> does not, and .replace also has to rebuild the string a lot of times.
> You should analyze overall mapping and reorder items in right order (if it
> possible), i.e. '&' should be replaced before '<' in html.escape. This extra
> work is too large for most real input.

I don't understand. What items are you reordering?

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