FYI: 4.7 panel and plugins

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Tue May 26 12:50:03 CEST 2009

2009/5/26 Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at>:
> On Tue, 26 May 2009 10:06:37 +0200
> Nick Schermer <nickschermer at> wrote:
>> Internal plugins are a lot faster. If a plugin is stable and does
>> nothing that might lock the main thread for a long time (no http stuff
>> for example), I prefer a plugin to be internal.
> Performance is not really an issue with most plugins, is it? Anyway, I
> thought plugins in the new panel are run in a wrapper process, so isn't
> this discussion about internal and external plugins a little pointless?

Well Brian suggest not to allow internal plugins anymore (public).
Whether they run in a wrapper as module or are compiled as executables
was not a point.


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