[REBOL] Re: Amiga View text rendering (was rebol/view on a 486?)
From: carl:cybercraft at: 21-Jun-2001 21:36
On 21-Jun-01, Holzammer, Jean wrote:
>> May I take a wild guess and assume you're using an Amiga?
>> So, given a decent GFX-card, View text-entry should be quite
>> on a 50Mhz 060 Amiga. (Though through AGA I guess not.) Any other
>> 060 users like to comment?
> AGA only :(
Other 060 users? Is it just his lack of a gfx-card that's slowing his
text-entry down so much, or is it still sluggish with a decent card?
>> That said, View's text-rendering should be a lot faster than it is
>> on the Amiga.
> If RT would compile CPU specific executables, view might run a
> faster , especially on a 060 as it has a different architecture than
> the other 68K processors. Modern C-Compilers can optimize (pipeline
> !) quite good. Many 68060-optimized programs run 1.5 to 2.0 times
> faster on a 060 than a 020 version on the same cpu.
>> One other thing to note: View1.0 for the Amiga was released with
>> error-checking (or whatever) still turned on. View1.1 and 1.2 are
>> noticably faster, so if your View is prior to 1.1 an upgrade would
>> speed it up a bit.
> I use View1.2.