[NTG-context] Does MKIV take more time as MKII

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 14 12:44:18 CET 2011

Am 14.03.2011 um 11:23 schrieb Cecil Westerhof:

> I installed the minimals and use MKIV. It seems that it is 1,5 to 2 times as slow as the MKII I used in texlive. Is this possible,

Yes, MkIV is slower.

> or should there be something else that is responsible for this?

No, for simple document with lots of text MkIV is slower but there are parts (e.g. MetaPost) where MKIV is a lot faster than MkII.


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