Hi Chris, Chris Bowditch wrote: > Vincent Hennebert wrote: > >> Hi All, > > Hi Vincent, > <snip/> >> Obviously this is a limited approach. There is likely to be >> a (potentially huge) waste of CPU cycles due to the re-creation of Knuth >> elements. There may be side effects that I’ve missed so far. But I think >> it’s worth giving it a try. > > Will the increase in CPU cycles only occur if there is a change in IPD, > or will this affect performance for existing users with the same width > on every page?
No, the impact on performance will occur only when the IPD changes. Performance should remain the same for documents that are already supported by the current code. >> What I’m planning to do is create a branch in which I would >> experiment >> that idea. If it turns out to be feasible then we could merge it back to >> Trunk, advertise the ‘fix’ and document its limitations. And hopefully >> that will relieve some pressure on the implementation of the more >> complete new approach. > > Thanks, > > Chris Vincent