Performance of int/long in Python 3

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Wed Mar 27 01:20:14 CET 2013

On 27/03/2013 00:00, Ned Deily wrote:
> In article <kit1kg$g2u$1 at>,
>   Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at> wrote:
>> But you are an idiot.
> I repeat the friendly reminder I posted a few weeks ago and I'll be a
> little less oblique: please avoid gratuitous personal attacks here.  It
> reflects badly on the group and especially on those people making them.
> We can disagree strongly about technical opinions without resorting to
> such.
> On Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:13:16 -0700, I posted:
>> A friendly reminder that this forum is for general discussion and
>> questions about Python.
>> "Pretty much anything Python-related is fair game for discussion, and
>> the group is even fairly tolerant of off-topic digressions; there have
>> been entertaining discussions of topics such as floating point, good
>> software design, and other programming languages such as Lisp and Forth."
>> But ...
>> "Rudeness and personal attacks, even in reaction to blatant flamebait,
>> are strongly frowned upon. People may strongly disagree on an issue, but
>> usually discussion remains civil. In case of an actual flamebait
>> posting, you can ignore it, quietly plonk the offending poster in your
>> killfile or mail filters, or write a sharp but still-polite response,
>> but at all costs resist the urge to flame back."
>> It's up to all of us to help keep this group/list a place where people
>> enjoy participating, without fear of gratuitous personal sniping.
>> Thanks!

I suggest you spend more time telling the troll that he's a troll and 
less time moaning at me.

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Mark Lawrence

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