It would be nice if the stats handler could display on the screen when the
frame rate is limited and to what value.  That might help some of the people
realize that there is an artificial limitation.  And maybe it should also
report when vsync is enabled too.

On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 4:39 AM, Robert Osfield <robert.osfi...@gmail.com>wrote:

> HI Paul,
>
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 11:53 PM, Paul Martz <pma...@skew-matrix.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi Robert -- You said the code isn't final yet, but I wondered if the
> > osgviewer options and environment variables are final? Or do you intend
> to
> > remove them after development?
>
> Subject to feedback on typos and suggestions of better naming I don't
> see a reason that these new command line options and env vars would
> need to be changed/removed.
>
> It might make sense to provide a default max frame rate to cope with
> systems that don't have vysnc switched on, as the user experience is
> better with preventing the app spinning at a silly frame rate.  One
> would need to disable this when doing certain types of benchmarking
> though.
>
> One concern about introducing a max frame rate value is that end users
> we almost certainly ask when they frame rate is not scaling well... or
> that OSG-2.9.x/2.10 doesn't perform as well as OSG-2.8.  This is an
> education issue, and as we've found out in the past it doesn't really
> matter how often you put up information, or where you put it, still
> lots of users ignore it completely... so one just has to field the
> support from those too lazy to keep informed.
>
> Robert.
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