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BNig bernd.niggemann at
Mon Feb 16 18:26:19 EST 2015

Hi Pete,

Peter Haworth wrote
> That's very interesting.  I've never used private since I had the
> impression that the only thing it did was stop the handler from being
> called outside of the script it appears in.
> But it seems there is a performance benefit too.  Why would that be, I
> wonder.  I understand that the engine only needs to look in the current
> script for a private handler, but isn't that where the search for a
> handler
> starts anyway?

from the dictionary:

> Using private handlers when appropriate will also result in a performance
> gain as less messages are passed through the message path.

Kind regards

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