[MUD-Dev] How much should be offloaded to Scripting?

gbtmud gbtmud at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 13 16:32:56 New Zealand Daylight Time 2004

From: Patrick Dughi [mailto:dughi at austin.rr.com]

> It _could_ save some, but what sort of scripting system did you
> build where a script needs to be parsed more than one time?  In
> fact, many scripting systems out there (for example, lua), allow
> you to externally compile your scripts, which are then executed as
> simple sets of hard coded instructions nice as you please.  I
> won't lie and say it's as fast as native code, but it's reasonable
> enough that you shouldn't worry about processing overhead from
> parsing.

Would this performance factor change if you were programming the
interpreter/compiler for the scripting language in Java?

Simon Fairfax
(A.K.A. Peloroch)
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