At 10:00 02/04/98 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>>>>>> "DW" == Dave Wolfe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>DW> I didn't register my concerns because I'd already come to the
>DW> conclusion that Mj2 would be much slower.
>It isn't that much slower. I know, I run it. The reasons for its slowness
>have everything to do with perl's compilation speed, though. Startup time
>is bad; I've gone to great lengths to shorten it (just look at how the code
>is written) and I will go to greater lengths if necessary.
Isn't the perl compiler (along with mutli-threading) due to be released as
part of the next release of perl expected comfortably before the Mj2 is out
of beta ...
I'd say this means the desire is to keep the compilation speed whithin
reason but not as a really major design goal.