[plt-dev] DrScheme's zippyness: linux & fonts

From: Sam TH (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Aug 25 08:19:54 EDT 2009

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 8:15 AM, Eli Barzilay<eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Aug 24, Robby Findler wrote:
>> Just to give you some sense of this, on my machine the times range
>> from 3 msec to 275 msec, a huge range! Also note that you may want
>> to run the code multiple times; it sometimes gives bad results (I'm
>> not sure why).

For me (on a brand-new Linux desktop), it was necessary to go from 100
to 1000 iterations.  With only 100, all the times were very short, and
the fancy fonts were fastest.  With 1000, the results made more sense,
with the fancy fonts being slower.

sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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