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- Subject: Re: Performance vs flexibility
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:24:17 -0200
> I guess loading code at runtime for example (it can load globals without knowing much details about it)... but I am sure there should be something more.
Loading code at runtime is not a small issue for dynamic languages.
(Quite the opposite, I consider it a defining feature of a dynamic
language.) But another advantage is that you do not need a link phase
before running your program.