> > > I think we need to take some time on the speed issue. > > > > Is there a speed issue? > > > > Im not sure. Some people seem to think so. Ive seen some things that I think the speed is not a problem, even on wince. IMO improving speed is the matter of quality of code, and it is very nice to see that many patches were on p5p for this. But running speed is very rarely a problem. > seem to suggest it is in some respects. Ive seen other things that go > the other way. When i said "take some time" I more meant in terms of > analysis and benchmarking. For instance it would be nice when 5.10 > comes out to be able to point at some benchmarks. may be implement a make target? make benchmark so it will summarize some predetermined benchmark tests. BR, Vadim.