[Dev-luatex] Thank you, Taco!

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Feb 16 14:01:15 CET 2009



Yue Wang wrote:
> Hi, Taco:
> 
> 
> After my testing the context/experimental with the trunk version of LuaTeX,
> the memory usage for loading CJK fonts are much lower than before
> (300MB vs. 850MB on Adobe Songti Std Light, Windows XP),
> and the loading time is also shorter, too. So thanks a lot for the work!
> I think many users on the list will be happy too (like Wolfgang,
> Yanrui Li, Dr. Kim, Longming Wang, etc...)

This patch was coded at the KTS meeting in Seoul. As far as I know, it
is faster only because there is less swapping involved and/or malloc()
is more efficient. The exact same amount of work is done as before. In
particular, the glyph boundingboxes are still correctly calculated.

Best wishes,
Taco


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