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Re: Split `simple.el'?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Split `simple.el'?
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 12:47:18 +0300

> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Jefferson Carpenter <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2018 08:17:14 +0000
> >> When I hit C-h h inside Putty, running Emacs on Linux over SSH, it takes
> >> less than a second.
> > 
> > When you do that, the fonts are served by your local X server, which
> > runs on Windows, right?  Then I'm guessing that the X server already
> > has the fonts loaded since the last session of Emacs or other
> > programs, so the comparison is "unfair".
> > 
> > It takes 5 to 6 seconds on my Windows system to display etc/HELLO,
> > when I start with "emacs -Q", FWIW.
> No X server at all - just running in terminal mode over SSH.

Then your SSH timings are not relevant at all to this discussion,
since text-mode frames don't use any fonts at all.

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