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On 08.10.2013 12:30, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> 
>> UTF-8, UTF-16 and UTF-32 codecs need to be as fast as possible
>> in Python to not create performance problems when converting
>> between platform Unicode data and the internal formats
>> used in Python.
> 
> "As fast as possible" is a platonic dream.
> They only need to be fast enough not to be bottlenecks.

No, they need to be as fast as possible, without sacrificing
correctness.

This has always been our guideline for codec implementations
and string methods. As a result, our implementations are some
of the best out there.
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