[Urwid] Re: Unbearable slowness in UTF-8 mode

Nuutti Kotivuori naked at iki.fi
Tue Oct 17 19:43:21 EDT 2006

Ian Ward wrote:
> I can make calc_width and calc_text_pos (the one that will be
> important for Edit widgets) faster by using re.subn in some fancy
> ways.  However, I don't know if I want to go down that path because it
> would obfuscate the code.  Another option is to write those functions
> in C, but that would mean distributing compiled binaries..
> If Urwid's performance is acceptable the way it is now?

Once I have the full piece of software written (and not just tests), I
will do more performance evaluations - we'll see then.

I think there's no need to jump the gun here, there might be other
bottlenecks to optimize.

-- Naked

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