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Re: [ide-dev] "Typing with pleasure"

Based on the post I read on the IDEA zero-latency implementation, it seems it only applies to the first keypress. Further, the testing tool used for these results is specifically designed to measure the optimization that the zero-latency mode uses. The tool does support rapid keypress testing, but I don't think it was used for this article. I think it was skewed to make the zero-latency mode look like the winner, but that's just a hunch. In either case, independent results with more real world conditions would answer some of these questions.

On Sat, Apr 23, 2016, 10:39 AM Mike Milinkovich <mike.milinkovich@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 2016-04-22 12:44 PM, Chris Aniszczyk wrote:
> Some interesting data around visual latency of editors, Eclipse being
> included:

This is probably a dumb question, but would it make sense to implement a
"zero latency" mode in the Eclipse editor? Or perhaps another question
would be: how prevalent is use of IDEA's zero latency mode in the wild?

Note that Eclipse compares very well versus the other Java IDEs when in
normal mode (nice!), but IDEA's zero latency mode is a consistent winner.

Mike Milinkovich

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