What speed advantage comes from a private handler?

Monte Goulding monte at appisle.net
Wed Nov 9 01:44:08 CET 2016


> On 9 Nov. 2016, at 11:31 am, James Hale <james at thehales.id.au> wrote:
> 
> Can someone explain why making a handler private speeds up a script?

Private handlers are called directly rather than giving all the frontscripts a chance to handle them.

> Should I be making more of my handlers private?

If you only ever need or want to call a handler from the same script then make it private.

One thing to watch out for though is at the moment the pending messages queue does not have a sender reference which means that you can’t send in time private handlers or use private handlers for socket callbacks (which are sent via pending messages).

Cheers

Monte


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