$10K coding deathmatch

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at carnageblender.com
Mon Nov 6 14:18:58 MST 2006

On Fri, 3 Nov 2006 08:51:41 -0700, "Dan Stovall" <dbstovall at gmail.com>
> Here's my python version.  I think that the list comperhension and use
> of the reduce function might help with the speed.  I have read that
> they are supposed to be a bit faster than a standard for loop in
> python.

Only in the special case of the function you are mapping being
implemented in C.  Otherwise, a list comprehension will be (slightly)
faster as well as more readable.

C++ is history repeated as tragedy. Java is history repeated as farce.  --Scott McKay

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