[Import-sig] find/load? (was: deprecate ihooks?)

Greg Stein gstein@lyra.org
Sat, 5 Feb 2000 04:03:50 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, 4 Feb 2000, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> we've also used ihooks in a number of places, with great
> success.  on the other hand, changing to imputil was hardly
> any work at all...
> so I guess The Question is whether the find/load separation
> is really necessary.  I cannot think of a reason, but that's
> probably just me...

I've argued in the past that find/load is an inappropriate model for a
flexible import mechanism. I won't repeat that here, but if people would
like to see some reference material then I'll see if I can dig up those


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/