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Re: Mysterious fontification/C++ context issue

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Mysterious fontification/C++ context issue
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 18:36:11 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

>> > In the time Emacs 22 is the current release, a typical new PC will come to
>> > be around 20 GHz, and this slowness will not matter.
>> Actually, "recent" trends indicate that this is not true.  We'll probably
>> see typical new PCs with 4-16 CPUs, each one running at 4-5GHz, but that
>> won't help Emacs much.
> Hmmm.  One processor for foreground editing, another for doing garbage
> collection, yet another four or five for background font-locking and
> syntactic cacheing, and so on.

> That could be quite a fast system.

I'm anxiously awaiting your patch to Emacs's C code base to make such
concurrency possible.


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