Re: [NTLK] "PackageFlag Changer 0.1a2" by T. Murai

From: Victor Rehorst <>
Date: Wed Jun 07 2006 - 09:34:51 EDT

DJ Vollkasko wrote:
> Hmh, does disabling compression give a speed benefit running
> applications? And how much?
> Should work, shouldn't it, as decompressing costs dearly in terms of
> CPU--or does the Newton handle this differently?

Where did I say that disabling compression gives a speed benefit? I don't
believe it does, at least not on NOS 2.x Newts.

It actually doesn't cost as much as you'd think.

> And thinking about speed--do we have a benchmarking suite to run on
> Newtons and clock them? Would be handy to have that around and compare
> speeds of original Newts against Einsteinian Dr. Moreau-creatures, and
> rank these amongst themselves, if one should be so interested.

Either NewtTest or Nick's TestIt offers a speed test:

They're both available there.

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