Proposal: splitting the network package

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at
Thu Jan 17 17:50:30 CET 2013

On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 8:38 AM, Conrad Parker <conrad at> wrote:
> c'mon, it's not like anyone needs to go parsing billions of URIs in a hurry.

This is not even a bit true, I'm afraid. I have run into innumerable
cases where libraries low in some language's stack, but on a hot code
path, were slow enough to dramatically affect both latency and
throughput. The URI handling code in network would be a prime instance
of that.

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