On 9 Aug 2003, James K. Lowden wrote:
> On Fri, 08 Aug 2003 12:11:20 -0500, Lars Clausen <email@example.com>
>>> And while I'm on that subject, is there anything I can do to make
>>> scrolling at low maginfications faster?
>> If this is with 0.91, then most likely text rendering is to blame.
>> Especially when using AA, it has taken a performance hit, I think there
>> are some caching opportunities we're missing so far.
> What about the optimal optimization, Lars? I.e. do nothing: at some
> level of [de]magnification, the text is illegible. At that point, would
> it be faster to render the text as '...' or something like that? I
> blindly surmise that a whole bunch of effectively useless font outline
> calculations are going on.
Yes, that'd be a good idea. But at higher mags we still have to have fast
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