Author ezio.melotti
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Date 2011-09-30.20:30:42
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Leaving named sequences for unicodedata.lookup() only (and not for \N{}) makes sense.

The list of aliases is so small (11 entries) that I'm not sure using a binary search for it would bring any advantage.  Having a single lookup algorithm that looks in both tables doesn't work because the aliases lookup must be in _getcode for \N{...} to work, whereas the lookup of named sequences will happen in unicodedata_lookup (Modules/unicodedata.c:1187).
I think we can leave the for loop over aliases in _getcode and implement a separate (and binary) search in unicodedata_lookup for the named sequences.  Does that sound fine?
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