A curious bit of code...
ned at nedbatchelder.com
Fri Feb 14 04:26:48 CET 2014
On 2/13/14 9:45 PM, forman.simon at gmail.com wrote:
> For the record I wasn't worried about the performance. ;-)
> It was for Tkinter event strings not markup tags.
> I'm glad this was the time winner!
> "key and key == '<' and key[-1] == '>'"
> Cheers to the folks who did the timings (and saved me from the trouble!)
> Last but not least... s[::len(s)-1] omg!!? ;-D
If you aren't worried about performance, why are you choosing your code
based on which is the fastest? There are other characteristics
(clarity, flexibility, robustness, ...) that could be more useful.
Ned Batchelder, http://nedbatchelder.com
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