Re: Install-time byte-compiling: Why bother?
> Chris Waters writes:
> > I *strongly* oppose eliminating it, and I'm not real big on the idea
> > of making the default be "off". Installing new packages takes a
> > while, I don't mind a few extra moments there. I *do* mind run-time
> > delays, even if they're small,
> There is always a delay; this is unavoidable. The question is how big
> the delay is.
> Run-time compilation of elisp would slow things down slightly. In
> many cases if you didn't time it, you wouldn't even notice.
> I know what I think is better for the novice!
I agree with Chris, and also oppose eliminating install time byte-compilation
by default. Actually I think the current system works well in general.