Wrapping around a list

Amjad Syed amjadcsu at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 19:14:52 CET 2013


On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 2:14:18 PM UTC+3, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 10:07 PM, Amjad Syed <amjadcsu at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Thanks Chris for the reply. But i would like sliding function to be scalable, as input string can be of 100 letters.
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> A hundred isn't much to work with, and your code will be fairly
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> simple. Give it a try with small strings, see how it goes; then try it
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> on your full-size - I doubt there'll be a problem.
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> Now, if you were talking about a hundred million letters, then maybe
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> there'd be a problem. But even there, I'd start with the simple and
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> clean approach, and only optimize for performance when it becomes
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> obviously necessary (like when my MUD client was able to saturate one
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> core of my CPU, just by me typing a lot of commands very rapidly -
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> that needed fixing!).
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> ChrisA

Thanks Chris, the duplication did solve the problem. 



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