[OS X TeX] Textures

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Fri Mar 10 09:00:23 EST 2006

On Mar 10, 2006, at 7:38 AM, J. McKenzie Alexander wrote:

> I don't know how many people are still following the development of  
> Textures, but I noticed that they posted an update on their news  
> page yesterday.  What I was most interested in was the reported speed:
> "We know that many are interested in the performance of the Intel  
> platform, so we report these times for native Textures to compile  
> the 494 pages of The TeXbook: 1.33 seconds (G5 @ 2.0GHz); 1.1  
> seconds (MacBook Pro @ 1.83GHz)."
> I've never tried to compile The TeXbook myself (under any platform)  
> so I don't know if these times are impressive or not. They  
> certainly *sound* impressive.

See a post from earlier this morning by Bruno Voison -- they actually  
don't appear to be that impressive.

-- Gary
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