[Pharo-dev] Some very rough benchmarks on text rendering

Clément Bera bera.clement at gmail.com
Thu Oct 24 02:41:12 EDT 2013


Awesome !

I'd love to have that in the image and use it for my everyday dev.
Great work Igor please finish it so we can use it :)


2013/10/24 Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com>

> As a followup on discussion about improving/benching text stuff.
> Just out of curiosity, wanted to compare how sloooow athens with cairo
> comparing to good old bitblt in terms of displaying text.
>
> See for yourselves.
> Sure comparison is very rough (text are different
>  - in athens i using freetype font, in workspace is raster font)
> but at least both windows displaying same amount of text.
> (that i think what is relevant to us, humans ;) )
> And, of course, to make things more precise need to write more code to
> make sure
> it renders exact contents of the text morph fully without any clipping, in
> both cases).
> And frankly, i am not in a mood of making/coding precise benchmark now. :)
>
> Why i posting this, is mainly because i am quite surprised by numbers.
> i expected opposite proportion..
>
> And i still almost didn't optimized things.
>
> [image: Inline images 2][image: Inline images 1]
>
> --
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko.
>
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