Somewhere I have red (in a blog) comparing java and python. If I remember well the main reason to write that was the Boa (?) constructor written by java programmers...

So: It states that Python packages should be as flat as possible (use less names in the namespace (?)), since the name space is resolved during running time not at compilation time in case of Python (or something like that; I am not a programmer). So if you have a deeply structured package (or more packages) you may suffer in performance at runtime. (Boa is very slow; although it is use also a lot of 'reflection'.)

What are you comments?
Do you have some experience with performance problem using eggs (or very 'deep' packages?

My point of view: it would be great to have ZODB, ZOE, ZCatalog in different eggs :-)


Chris McDonough wrote:
See the egg intro doc at http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/ PythonEggs .

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