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Re: emacs rendering comparisson between emacs23 and emacs26.3

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: emacs rendering comparisson between emacs23 and emacs26.3
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 22:07:38 -0400

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  > When we know a new feature causes significant slowdown, we either fix
  > it, or provide a way to disable or work around it.  The problem is, we
  > don't always know there's slowdown, as it frequently happens only in
  > specific rare use cases.

1. If the slowdown cases are truly rare, I don't think they will bother
users very often.

2. I think we should be able to anticipate which changes _might_ cause
noticeable slowdowns.  They will be changes that will come into play
frequently in basic activities such as cursor motion, basic editing
operations, or redisplay.  We may not anticipate 100%, but let's start

Dr Richard Stallman
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Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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