Module system strawpersons

ihab.awad at gmail.com ihab.awad at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 17:20:50 PST 2010


On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 4:54 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:
> That's right -- no races, execution still seems single-threaded. Wherefore
> the special form, although if this line is in a seldom-executed branch you
> still have the hit of loading B up front.

Right. The optimization in this case is that the runtime could delay
loading B and, if B is encountered, *block* the currently running
event loop and fetch B.

Ihab

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Ihab A.B. Awad, Palo Alto, CA


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