[thesite] Tip Harvester question (was: [***] Formatting tips )

Daniel J. Cody djc at starkmedia.com
Fri Mar 30 15:09:47 CST 2001

Dean Mah wrote:
> Seth Bienek writes:
> > The flexibility of being able to parse tips within tips is useful,
> > but are we willing to assume the performance hit of recursive
> > parsing?
> I don't think that I implemented it in Perl recursively.  The Perl
> performance was fine.  I'm not knowledgable in Cold Fusion and so do
> not know the performace impact that it has there.

the performance hit is going to come from inserting them into the DB as
seth and i have seen.. i don't know if it would be any faster in another
language or what.. but if we were really going after speed we'd be going
compiled or pl/sql *shrug*

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