[OS X TeX] New iMac

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Thu Dec 3 07:38:35 CET 2009

On Dec 2, 2009, at 10:20 AM, George Gratzer wrote:

> Thanks Herb, Dick, and others, it worked.
> So now I typeset the book I am writing. About 500 pages with hundreds of illustrations.
> Typesets in the Terminal in 2.135 seconds.
> For me, this is unbelievable.
> GG

And, as another reference point, 25 years ago, I was writing a book on a Mac Plus, and delighted to get a beautiful page of output every 45 seconds. That means a factor of about 10^4 in 25 years, which equates to an annual increase of processing speed of close to 45%. 


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