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Date: 2007-07-04 (20:51)
From: Bünzli_Daniel <daniel.buenzli@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ANN: Chess III Arena 0.5

Le 4 juil. 07 à 22:06, Grant Olson a écrit :

> My point was offloading the work to another subsystem doesn't give  
> me a very
> good idea of the general-case performance of the language.

Yes but as I said in my previous message in that particular case not  
doing it doesn't give you a good idea of the general-case performance  
of the language either. And if you render is too slow you may end up  
blame the language while the problem may be that you are misusing the  

> Incidentally, Jon's code seemed to run slower on my graphics card  
> anyway.

This is possible. Iirc on some platforms using vertex buffer objects  
is faster and there are some gl commands that, for the sake of  
performance, should not be put in a display list (e.g. glTexImage2d)  
-- even though they are allowed to be.