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Re: [PATCH] Console based mouse face highlighting.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Console based mouse face highlighting.
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 06:16:54 +0300

> Cc: Nick Roberts <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 23:33:53 +0200
> >> Is cursor movement expensive on GNU/Linux?
> >
> > I don't think so, but in any case, it is IMO wrong to try to optimize
> > this case before you actually see that it slows down redisplay.  I
> > suggest to do it right first, and worry about speed afterwards, if
> > needed.
> "Expensive" is probably the wrong question.  With regard to CPU usage,
> cursor movement on a tty will be negligible.

This is a display issue, where ``expensive'' generally means ``slow'',
not ``CPU intensive''.

> However, it may have visual effects (depending on the terminal in
> question), and one of the reasons for using a tty in the first place
> might be a lack of bandwidth or high latency.

If the link is very slow, one can always disable this feature.

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