[ic] Re: Need to speed up page loading

Ethan Rowe ethan at endpoint.com
Thu Aug 9 13:54:57 EDT 2007

Jon Jensen wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Aug 2007, Grant wrote:
>>> http://www.icdevgroup.org/pipermail/interchange-users/2000-November/002176.html 
>> Very good info.  I was surprised to see this:
>> [data products image [foo-code]]
>> which is faster than
>> [data table=products column=image key="[foo-code]"]
>> I've always named and quoted my parameters because I thought it was
>> faster.  Is it really faster to position them?
> It is, but that's one of the lower-impact optimizations Mike 
> mentioned. It's mostly relevant in very large loops, and less 
> important elsewhere.
>> Is PREFIX-calc faster than calc?
> Very much so.

And PREFIX-sub/PREFIX-exec even more so.

For large loops, removing any non-looping tags from your loop region can 
have a significant difference on performance as well.

Ethan Rowe
End Point Corporation
ethan at endpoint.com

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