Thaddeus L. Olczyk wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Aug 2002 18:20:14 GMT, Joel VanderWerf
> <vjoel / PATH.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:
> 
> 
>>Thaddeus L. Olczyk wrote:
>>
>>
>>>BTW I did not say it takes half an hour to start Ruby. I said it can
>>>take half an hour to start Ruby and get to the point where I left off.
>>>( Or to the last bug I fixed. )
>>
>>This in itself doesn't convince me you need a core. If you keep program 
>>state in persistable objects, you can just dump them. Of course if you 
>>use singletons or dynamically generated procs, you will have some 
>>difficulty....
> 
> And you think persistance is instantaneous?

I guess that's just my perspective. For me, simulations can take hours 
to evolve, but the objects can be persisted in seconds. I can imagine 
otherwise, though.