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Re: Working Group Proposal

Simon Cozens
July 25, 2000 05:41
Re: Working Group Proposal
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On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 02:36:00PM +0200, wrote:
> Now if certain features could be implemented as modules, like overriding
> (for example) 'open' to accept URLs, that'd be different. Or if you could
> restrict certain things using pragmas. If the module isn't available on
> a platform (Palm, etc.), then you can't use that feature on that platform.

I had thought that we could throw out a lot of the core to external modules.
After all, when was the last time you used ... oh, shmctl() perhaps.
In fact, we could get rid of almost all of it. Keep the core for syntax,
then put everything in XS modules. You can still statically link them in.

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