[Tutor] A Million Sevens

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Sat Nov 18 02:52:43 CET 2006


Every now and then you pop up on the tutor list to answer
"interesting" posts like this:

"Tim Peters" <tim.peters at gmail.com> wrote
> That much does /only/ the decimal-string -> large binary integer 
> part.
> Don't display i until the next step.  For display, it's /enormously/
> faster to convert to a power-of-2 output base (instead of to 
> decimal),
> like
>>>> print hex(i)

But given the number of other groups you contribute to, I can't 
believe you
have time to read all of them, so how do you filter out the 

Yours Curiously,

Alan G.

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