re search through a text Vs line
davea at davea.name
Sun Oct 5 22:12:52 CEST 2014
Shiva <shivaji_tn at yahoo.com.dmarc.invalid> Wrote in message:
> Hi Dave,
> I modified it as below and it works....(If there is a way to make this more
> efficient please let me know)
Deends on what you mean by efficiency.
The big memory efficiency gain was when you got rid of either the
read or readlines.
Performance is pretty irrelevant, since disk I/O, unicode
processing, and terminal processing are likely to
Programmer efficiency is usually more important than either of those.
First thing is to pick better names, and/or comment what the
cryptic names mean. And avoid any names that look like
Next are to add in the shebang and encoding commands.
You could replace
fileextract = open(fullfilename,'r')
with open(fullfilename,'r') as fileextract:
And indent the code that uses the file. That way it's clearer, you
don't need the separate close, and it will be closed no matter
how you leave that scope, whether a return statement or
Finally you could indent by 4 spaces instead of 1.
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