[Israel.pm] use and require
szabgab at gmail.com
Sun Mar 20 02:37:52 PDT 2011
On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 11:20 AM, Shmuel Fomberg <owner at semuel.co.il> wrote:
> Hi Gabor.
>> 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.
> In the case of an editor, I would expect it to load a minimum on
> startup, but then load silently all the other features, so the user
> won't need to wait when he needs them.
> And there, in the code that loads the features, there should be all the
Let me take a look at the source code of Padre.
$ ack require lib/ | wc -l
If I actually look at the result I can see thing like this:
Shall we load all these modules and take up memory
space even if the user never uses any of the features?
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