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working with large strings.

If you want to write a program that alters elements of very large lists
you can alter single elements with


However, if you want to do this with a large string you have to do
something like


The problem with this is it requires making a whole new copy of the
string to change just one element.  This will really slow a program down
if you are working with large strings or have to repeat the process many

Does anyone know a way around this?

Dustin Soodak

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