[Tutor] Efficient word count

Jorge Louis De Castro jorge at bcs.org.uk
Thu Jul 21 23:47:48 CEST 2005


Hi there,

I was wondering, and maybe this is because I come from a different programming language background, but is a word count using len(list) after a string.split, efficient if there are many words? Or should I write my own word count for large(ish) blocks of text (500-1000)?

Cheers
jorge
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