[OS X TeX] What kind of operation is TeXing? (concerning hardware)

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Fri Mar 4 02:07:07 EST 2005

On 4 Mar 2005, at 01:40, Doug Fields wrote:

>> Anyway, this is on my list. Why is TeX so hideously slow on Mac OS X 
>> (PPC)?
> Obviously I'm out of my league here as a recent convert, but, TeX 
> seems fast to me.


A 1.3GHz PIII (7s) outpacing a 1.6GHz G5 (10s)? An 1.2GHz G4 (my iBook) 
using 18s (almost 3 times as slow as the PIII)?


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