[Tutor] Problem with if statements and else statements

Cameron Simpson cs at zip.com.au
Tue May 30 08:49:16 EDT 2017

On 30May2017 12:06, Peter Otten <__peter__ at web.de> wrote:
>Cameron Simpson wrote:
>> As written it should be a bit slower: to construct a set each member get
>> tested for presence. The cost is in making the set, not in searching it.
>No, CPython is a bit smarter than that:
>>>> dis.dis('if m in {"1", "January"}: pass')
>  1           0 LOAD_NAME                0 (m)
>              2 LOAD_CONST               3 (frozenset({'1', 'January'}))

Ah, I was wonderig about things like that during today...

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Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au>

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