[wp-hackers] GSoC Proposal: Integrate WP-cache / WP Super Cache into WordPress

Eric Marden wp at xentek.net
Sun Mar 2 19:05:52 GMT 2008

Does WP use the Lazy Load design pattern, and if not would it make  
any sense to do so?


On Mar 2, 2008, at 10:41 AM, Lloyd Budd wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 7:31 AM, Andy Skelton <skeltoac at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 1:06 AM, Computer Guru  
>> <computerguru at neosmart.net> wrote:
>>>  I understand the difficulties of making flexible-yet-well- 
>>> performing
>>>  code. I know the tradeoffs between hard-coding stuff and having  
>>> good
>>>  page-load-times. But at the end of the day, /caching is NOT
>>>  WordPress's biggest problem/, rather loading too many files at  
>>> once,
>>>  using way more nested loops than it should, and not skipping  
>>> certain
>>>  sections of the code when it can are what's responsible for WP's
>>>  "legendary" fear of the /. effect.
>>  These are good points. The software could make better performance
>>  decisions early in the script. Can you work your ideas into a core
>>  patch?
> Failing that maybe Computer Guru you would be interested in mentoring
> a student in that or a related project?
> It sounds similar to a couple of project ideas Matt included last
> year, but that we didn't have a student for:
> * A testing suite that measures performance of various components and
> can be regularly run against new code.
> * Currently WP loads all its code on every page, could a selective
> code loading scheme improve performance in a meaningful way?
> http://codex.wordpress.org/GSoC2008
> Thank you,
> -- 
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