[Scribus] Anyone else seen this benchmark?

Owen rcook
Tue Oct 24 00:00:48 CEST 2006

On Mon, 23 Oct 2006 23:19:26 +0200
"Markus Baertschi" <markus at markus.org> wrote:

> On 10/23/06, Henning Schr?der <henning.schroeder at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Please have a look at  http://zrusin.blogspot.com/2006/10/benchmarks.html
> > It seems that choosing plain Qt 4 can be much faster than Cairo as the
> > rendering backend.
> > Does this also apply to Scribus? Perhaps this is something to consider
> > when porting Scribus to Qt 4.
> Maybe slightly off-topic, but after my first steps I have to say the the
> current performance of scribus sucks.
> Just scrolling around a 10 page document is slow. 5 seconds per screen
> redraw. I've got enough memory
> (1GB), but only a mediocre CPU (2GHz P4), but it should not be that slow.
> Yup, I'm on Windows XP :-(.

Mmmm, maybe something seriously wrong there.

Just tried it on a 10 page document, about one second to jump to any page.

Ubuntu, 1GByte RAM, amd 2600


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