New results from "dictionary word count" programs...

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at
Mon Mar 20 17:48:57 MST 2006

On 3/20/06, Shane Hathaway <shane at> wrote:
> Thanks, but the credit goes to the people who have optimized Python
> dictionaries so well.  Sometimes I wish such optimized code were
> available in plain C/C++.
> There's still more fine tuning possible.  I've attached a version that
> shaves another second from the kjv100 test.
> Shane

Holly cats!!  That is crazy fast.  I have to use Java 6 (not released
yet) to beat it, and it is within milliseconds!


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