[development] Path mapping system

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Thu Dec 29 00:20:45 UTC 2005

Matt Westgate wrote:

> On Dec 28, 2005, at 2:18 AM, Bèr Kessels wrote:
>> Op woensdag 28 december 2005 07:18, schreef Khalid B:
>>> At present, I am able to alias any URL
>> Sure. But does it scale?
> If you were talking about 4.6 I'd say no since ALL aliases were  
> loaded per request. However for 4.7 aliases are only loaded when  
> they're needed, and then they're cached for the rest of the request.

I'd put it this way: For each use of l() a db query is made to test 
whether this url has an alias defined (assuming you have at least one 

People with hosters that only allow them a limited number of queries per 
hour will have fun with this.


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