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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-11 10:39:45

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I think everybody knows already that my optimization strategy for V2 is to
> rewrite all slow non-user-servicable parts in C. Previously, we've used to
> add new builtins. I'd like to describe a slightly different approach I'm
> planning to use.
> The problem with builtins is that they are declared and executed in global
> module. This means that if rule accesses module variables, or if rule is a
> class method, we're in trouble, since those variables can't be accessed, at
> least cleanly.

Isn't that what the "localize" parameter to IMPORT is for?

Dave Abrahams
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