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Obviously, obviously ...

The essential point of my thread was of course not a quibbling as to the actual byte-size of “the language-compiler/runtime component,” but rather to emphasize that “the language-compiler/runtime component,” ... nor any low-level details of its implementation ... “is not the real point here.”   Every bit of that “plumbing” is just A Means To An End, and in any case it is a minuscule portion of the total body of source-code that is of professional interest to me.   In the long run, I don’t really care if, say, DBI “runs x% faster.”   But I do rather-profoundly care that it continues to pass 100% of its thousands of tests.


In reply to Re^3: Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 9: RPerl.org & The Low-Magic Perl Commandments by sundialsvc4
in thread Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 9: RPerl.org & The Low-Magic Perl Commandments by Will_the_Chill

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