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Re: [eclipse-dev] eclipse on os x

Performance of the Mac OS X port is a high priority.

We already have the following bug report:

One way to assist us is to identify the most important scenarios that are 
too slow and enter this information in a bug report against Platform SWT - 
this will help focus the effort on areas in which users will get the 
biggest benefit.

Noah Vihinen <nvihinen@xxxxxxxxx>
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04/17/2003 02:27 PM
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I would like to become a user of eclipse, as there are many useful 
plugins being developed.  However I'm a sold Mac OS X user.  On this 
platform, eclipse runs too slowly to be useful, and the aqua UI is in 
need of help.  Many actions in the IDE are around a third as fast as 
similar actions in NetBeans.  This is on a 1GHz PowerBook G4 with 1 Gig 
of Memory.  Can anyone tell me how actively these issues are being 


Noah Vihinen
Software Development Engineer
Mirror Image Internet
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