A curious bit of code...

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Feb 13 20:25:15 CET 2014

On 02/13/2014 11:20 AM, Ethan Furman wrote:
> On 02/13/2014 11:09 AM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>> All I can say is that if you're worried about the speed of a single
>> line of code like the above then you've got problems.  Having said
>>  that, I suspect that using an index to extract a single character
>> has to be faster than using a slice, but I haven't run these through
>>  a profiler yet :)
> The problem with using indices in the code sample is that if the
> string is 0 or 1 characters long you'll get an exception instead
>  of a False.

Oops, make that zero characters.  ;)


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