FYI: 4.7 panel and plugins

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Tue May 26 20:27:05 CEST 2009

Nick Schermer wrote:

> Internal plugins are a lot faster.

Do you have benchmarking results to verify this?  Are they faster in 
ways that actually matter (e.g., is response to user input noticeably 
faster as internal plugins)?

> 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.

That's kinda hilarious.  Show me a stable plugin, and I'm sure you can 
find crash bugs if you look hard enough.  Encouraging plugins to be 
internal is a huge step backward for stability.


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