New user's initial thoughts / criticisms of Python

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Mon Nov 11 23:21:57 CET 2013

On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 7:50 AM, Joshua Landau <joshua at> wrote:
> The obvious way to me is a binary search:

Which makes an O(log n) search where I have an O(1) lookup. The
startup cost of denormalization doesn't scale, so when the server
keeps running for two years or more, it's definitely worth processing
it that way.


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