[Israel.pm] use and require

David Baird davidlbaird at gmail.com
Sun Mar 20 00:54:29 PDT 2011


IMHO, a nice change to Perl would be to defer loading class modules
until the first Class::Module->new() statement is encountered, and at
that point, Perl would "require" but not "import" the module. This is
sufficient for most class modules, and would save time on initial
loading of a script.

David

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 8:48 AM, Gabor Szabo <szabgab at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I think it totally depends on the usage pattern. For a persistent web
> application loading everything up front won't hurt performance.
> For an editor where people want to start typing ASAP and don't
> want to wait for all the subsystems to load you will serve them better
> by delaying everything as much as possible.
>
> Gabor
>


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