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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: [vote] Re: [Patch mp2] Case-insensitive PerlOptions
Date Wed, 12 Jan 2005 23:48:40 GMT
Philippe M. Chiasson wrote:
> Stas Bekman wrote:
> 
>> Philippe M. Chiasson wrote:
>>
>>> [...]
>>>
>>> So, can I have a clear vote on these 2 issues:
>>>
>>> 1. Consider all our configuration directives for case-insensitivity
>>> 2. Make PerlOptions case-insensitive
>>
>>
>> I believe your vote proposal doesn't state the arguments correcly. I 
>> believe it should mention:
>>
>>    "while somewhat slowing down some APIs"
> 
> 
> I certainly should have mentionned that..

In fact make it: "while somewhat slowing down some non-startup APIs"

>> e.g. I'd +1 to consider the case-insentivity in general, but -0 if it 
>> slows things down.
> 
> 
> Well, I don't think there is any way to have case-insensitivity in general
> without a speed penalty wrt. case-sensitiveness.
> 
>> also why those are 2 issues, and not one?
> 
> 
> Well, I wanted to raise a more general issue of case-sensitivity in 
> config files.
> I believe that having some directive case-sensitive, and other 
> case-insensitive would
> be a _bad_ (certainly confusing thing).
> 
> So, even thought we started talking about specifically PerlOptions, I 
> wanted to get a good
> idea of how people felt about the rest of our configuration directives.
> 
> Makes sense?

Yup.

I'm +1 to any extra startup overheads for a good cause, but -0 for any 
run-time overheads if those can be avoided.


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