42**1000000 is CPU time free

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Sun Jul 26 06:52:56 CEST 2015

On Sat, 25 Jul 2015 07:35 am, candide wrote:

> Thanks to all for your response, I was not aware that the interpreter
> evaluated  pure litteral expressions at compile time.

This is an implementation-dependent optimization, so different versions of
Python may do more, or less, or even no, optimization.


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