On 9/5/05, Tim Peters <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I haven't heard that recommendation before, and strongly advise
> against it.  The result returned by __len__() is often used as a hint
> internally, to preallocate result space.  This is exactly what the

Interesting.  I seem to remember this coming from Guido several times
in discussions.

The Python community needs to settle on a recommendation for this and
document it in the Language Reference.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fdrake at gmail.com>
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