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November 28, 2011 08:03
Re: RFC: Autoloading charnames
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On 2011-11-23 18:54, Tom Christiansen wrote:
> Jesse Luehrs<>  wrote
>     on Wed, 23 Nov 2011 11:27:27 CST:

>> Well, if nothing else, it's a potentially unnecessary use of
>> ~500kb/process.
> Ouch!  That's good enough for me.  Well, or used to be.  Guido
> recently told the Python folks that having to load 500k of Unicode
> properties to get regexes to work right on Unicode data didn't
> really bother him much, and I tend to agree with him.

I vaguely remember having implemented it well within 100 kB.
(I assume that the '500kb' wasn't meant as '500 kilobits')
I will search and dig it up, and report if it still stands.


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