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

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Aug 25 08:25:00 EDT 2009

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 7:19 AM, Sam TH<samth at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> 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.

Oh, sorry -- my machine is quite slow. I probably should have upped
the number of iterations before posting.


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