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Re: validator/misc w3c-markup-validator.spec

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: 30 Jul 2003 15:12:13 +0300
To: QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1059567133.12758.144.camel@bobcat.mine.nu>

On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 13:18, Terje Bless wrote:
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> Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi> wrote:
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> >>What about the Config::General/265kB verbosemsg.cfg issue?  I can have
> >>a go at using Storable to persist/use the parsed file if it 1) doesn't
> >>exist or 2) is older than verbosemsg.cfg if you think it's a good idea.
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> >On a second thought, it would be better if Config::General could do this
> >transparently.
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> Well, I must admit I'm somewhat ambivalent on this issue. As you demonstrated
> there is quite a bit of overhead associated with the current implementation,
> but the question is whether it is significant in the context (e.g. "check" is
> pretty resource intensive as it is).

Yep, but adding roughly 0.3-0.4 seconds CPU time to each request can't
be good... dunno what the overall effect would be in per-request
wallclock time in production at v.w.o.

> But implementing this as a new feature for Config:General instead of as a
> local modification does make sense if upstream will take such a patch.

Will probably see later.  Config::General::ParseConfig already takes a
-Tie argument; but I'm not familiar enough with tie() stuff to even tell
whether that could be applicable or useful here.

Will there be another live beta release?  Could estimate the cost there.

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