> > Actually, including files in PHP is relatively inexpensive and
> > tests have shown that including lots of files doesn't
> > particularly slow down an application, so I think it would help
> > scale an application.
>> Cool, that was what I thought - how does it maintain the files
> internally though? Is it a caching type mechanism, or is
> something similar to a once of compile like mod_perl does?. It
> still doesn't have anything to do with scaling though, its just
> about how you code and code usability.
>It's neither Fintan, it's just (apparently) relatively inexpensive. For
genuine performance, you should use a caching mechanism like the Zend
Optimizer or PHP Accelerator, the latter of which is so effective it's
almost Google-like in it's usefulness. Also internal or external
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