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

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 17:52:05 CET 2011

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 5:39 PM, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> On 14-3-2011 8:52, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> PS: You would get the same kind of behaviour in MKII (however if MKII
>> only runs twice and if there is a speed factor of 1.5, you could
>> declare MKII being "three times faster" which does make some
>> difference when compilation time is long).
> depends on the changes ... in an automated flow, if you knwo what happens
> you can limit it with a flag
>> PPS (not to be taken (too) seriously): But I wouldn't be surprized if,
>> say, two years from now you would try to repeat the experiment just to
>> find out that MKIV became faster. (Unlikely to happen, but imaging
> sure, i'm current redoing the font code a bit and gain some time (and memory
> in mkiv) .. but don't expect miracles

Maybe luajit can improve things considerably.


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