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Re: Mysterious fontification/C++ context issue

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Mysterious fontification/C++ context issue
Date: 14 Dec 2006 08:43:16 +0100
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 08:53:49 +0000
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On Sun, Dec 10, 2006 at 04:39:03PM -0500, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > 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.

>         Stefan


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