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Re: IDL 5.3 Performance ?

On Wed, 9 Feb 2000, Roy E. Hansen wrote:

> In article <87q5b0$g0k$1@canopus.cc.umanitoba.ca>, "Richard Tyc" <richt@sbrc.umanitoba.ca> wrote:
> >IDL speed gurus:.
> Hence, the 1D FFT is a factor of 2 slower in 5.3 than in 5.2.1

This sounds _very_ bad. Especially since they announced that this
was the last release for the Alpha processor running Windows NT.

It kind of takes away all the advantage of having a fast CPU in
the first place...