Author pitrou
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Date 2011-02-04.14:10:49
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That's expected. seek() and tell() on text (unicode) files are slow by construction. You should open your file in binary mode instead, if you want to do any seeking.

Maybe I should add a note in http://docs.python.org/dev/library/io.html#performance
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