Why Perl needs a VM

ben@bpfh.net ben at bpfh.net
Wed Sep 5 09:44:08 BST 2007

On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 01:22:18AM -0700, Ovid wrote:
>--- ben at bpfh.net wrote:
>> I've had a poke at the code and sure enough, we're using
>> XPathContext, which 
>> I'd thought was a pure perl piece on top of XML::LibXML. It isn't -
>> it's got a C implementation at its heart.
>Pardon me for asking a potentially insulting questions, but have you
>profiled your application so that you *know* why it's slow and where? 

Yes, we have. The majority of time is not being spent in our code, 
but down in the modules. 


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