Author pitrou
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Date 2013-09-25.15:50:19
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> And the same is for a list. List and bytearray are wrong types for
> front deleting.

There is no bytedeque().

> I don't think we should increase the size of
> bytearray, and complicate and slowdown it for such special purpose.

I don't think it would really slow it down. It should be a simple
optimization. And FIFO buffers are quite common when writing parsers
for network applications.

> If you want to implement a fifo using bytearray more optimal, defer
> the deleting until used size less than a half of allocated size. See
> for example XMLPullParser.read_events() in
> Lib/xml/etree/ElementTree.py.

Of course, I wrote that code. Still, doing it manually is suboptimal
and cumbersome when it could be done transparently.
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