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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-05 11:24:56

David Abrahams wrote:
> Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:

>>Now that I've though about it a bit more and looked at code bit more; A
>>more useful feature would be to implement a native FILE object
>>interface. One that can both read and write to the files. This would
>>allow implementation of the RC files, which is what takes up room now,
>>without any need to hold on to the strings in memory. And without the
>>need to do the platform quoting for "echo" which is what multiples the
>>number of strings created in this case.
> I just want to make sure that none of these optimizations contort the
> design of BB too much, since (I hope!) right after BBv2 replaces v1
> (when??!) we'll be replacing the guts with Python.
> :)

No worries... They aren't changes to the design. For that matter this
particular one would make it closer to Python. Not that I'm going to
implement the above any time soon, if ever.

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