On Mon, 2002-03-04 at 03:55, Anthony Baxter wrote: > > I think the performance hit is really quite minimal for two if statements at > > the entry and exit point(s) of a function to turn the behaviour on and off. > > I'm not convinced. Those small increments of performance really add up. > Look at how Python's performance over time has degraded as one after > another small bits of cruft accumulated.
?!?! :-) $ python1.5 pystone.py Pystone(1.1) time for 10000 passes = 0.84 This machine benchmarks at 11904.8 pystones/second $ python2.1 pystone.py Pystone(1.1) time for 10000 passes = 0.77 This machine benchmarks at 12987 pystones/second $ python2.2 pystone.py Pystone(1.1) time for 10000 passes = 0.68 This machine benchmarks at 14705.9 pystones/second seb _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )