Module system strawpersons

ihab.awad at gmail.com ihab.awad at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 17:52:06 PST 2010


On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 5:43 PM, Oliver Hunt <oliver at apple.com> wrote:
> It's also horrific in the context of a browser as it's effectively an arbitrary
> length call blocked on IO.

That's a good description of what I was proposing. Yes it would block
the event loop. Perhaps it could be useful if (say) the module were
available in a local disk cache but not loaded into memory: the cost
of I/O to a disk cache may be reasonable, but not the cost of a
completely new fetch from the network.

Ihab

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Ihab A.B. Awad, Palo Alto, CA


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