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Author vstinner
Recipients JelleZijlstra, eric.smith, methane, ncoghlan, pitrou, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner, xiang.zhang
Date 2017-07-17.13:06:02
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> Speed isn't everything, and it certainly isn't adequate justification for breaking public APIs that have been around for years.

What about the memory usage?

> See my old issue #19640 (...)


I found this issue while using my tracemalloc module to analyze the memory consumption of Python. On the Python test suite, the _source attribute is the 5th line allocating the most memory:

/usr/lib/python3.4/collections/ 676.2 kB
Date User Action Args
2017-07-17 13:06:02vstinnersetrecipients: + vstinner, rhettinger, ncoghlan, pitrou, eric.smith, methane, serhiy.storchaka, xiang.zhang, JelleZijlstra
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