[MUD-Dev] How much should be offloaded to Scripting?
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
Would this performance factor change if you were programming the
interpreter/compiler for the scripting language in Java?
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