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Re: IDL and Dual Processor PC's

IDL can now take advantage of multiple processors in rendering volume
objects on WinNT, Irix, and Solaris - see the what's new section of the
IDL manuals for more details.  We obtained a 2x rendering speedup using
this feature on a dual-processor NT machine that we tested.  Volume
objects take a long time to render, so this is a nice feature.

I hope that RSI spreads this feature to other operating systems (such as
Linux) and other operations where it should be easy to implement (such as

Paul Woodford

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