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Josh Gargus schwa at
Sun Jan 8 16:34:00 UTC 2006

On Jan 8, 2006, at 4:04 AM, Avi Bryant wrote:

> On Jan 7, 2006, at 10:56 AM, stéphane ducasse wrote:
>> Here is a list of items that we would like to pay some people to  
>> work on :
>> 	- Speeding up MC loading (may be a kind of parcel for Squeak or  
>> imageSegments)
> The single biggest bottleneck in using MC is the time taken to get  
> the source code and timestamp for a given CompiledMethod.  For this  
> reason, and others - if we're offering bounties, I would contribute  
> some funding to a project to get rid of the dependence on  
> the .changes file and allow alternate source code storage schemes  
> (an acceptable start would be to simply keep all of the method  
> source as strings inside the image).

Heh, I crash/hang my images way too often to store all source inside  
of them :-)

As long as the changes file is one of the alternate storage schemes,  
that sounds like a great idea.


> Avi

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