[Tutor] Concatenation vs formatting

Richard Lovely roadierich at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 1 13:59:36 CEST 2008

Just a couple of quick questions:
What differences are there in efficency (i.e. time and memory) between
string concatenation ("foo" + "bar") and printf style formatting
("%s%s" % ("foo","bar")).
Is there any place where one is better than the other, and any places
where either should be avoided?  (I tend to program entirely using

Richard "Roadie Rich" Lovely, part of the JNP|UK Famile

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