[Scribus] Re: Re: on scribus 1.3.2cvs on MacOSX

Craig Bradney cbradney
Thu Oct 13 22:02:01 CEST 2005

On Thursday 13 October 2005 18:19, Roberto wrote:
> Hi Andreas,
> Thanks for your explanations.  Now I have a better grasp of what's going
> on and what we can expect from scribus-aqua.
> I hope your plans to optimize the app for mach/darwin/aqua to make it
> stand up to its linux version are successful in the middle run.
> Launching the app did get faster after the first runs, but in general
> the app feels so slow. It feels slower than the apple X11 version, which
> already feels slower than the linux X11 version. (Besides, there's a bug
> that won't let me type any text. Does that happen to you?)
> This situation reminds me of Indesign 1.0 which was terribly slow.  Now
> after years of optimizations the CS2 version on OSX runs smooth and
> feels snappy as far as I can say. However adobe's software are known to
> feel faster in Windows than in OSX. Maybe OSX is really to blame.

If you read any of the various recent speed reports you will see most tests 
lead to a sad result that OSX slows down an already slow platform.. pity.

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