Function to determine list max without itertools
On 4/19/19 5:34 PM, MRAB wrote:
> How would you avoid comparing the initial max with list? By slicing
> the list? By using 'iter' and 'next'? Do you expect that doing either of
> those to avoid a single comparison would make it faster? Is a comparison
> very expensive?
> You could, of course, do some benchmarks to see if it makes a
> difference, but, personally, I'd just leave it.
Personally yes, but because it allows it to execute on non-sequence
iterables rather than because it saves a single near-instantaneous
Rob Gaddi, Highland Technology -- www.highlandtechnology.com
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