Author mrabarnett
Recipients Arfrever, mrabarnett, pitrou, r.david.murray, tchrist, terry.reedy
Date 2011-08-13.20:57:39
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There are occasions when you want to do string slicing, often of the form:

pos = my_str.index(x)
endpos = my_str.index(y)
substring = my_str[pos : endpos]

To me that suggests that if UTF-8 is used then it may be worth profiling to see whether caching the last 2 positions would be beneficial.
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