[IPython-dev] [matplotlib-devel] [Enthought-Dev] Ctypes based prototype of PyOS_InputHook for wx 2.8 and 2.9

Robert Kern rkern at enthought.com
Fri Jul 17 15:57:56 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 14:48, Brian Granger<ellisonbg.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> Michiel,
> Thanks for the ideas.  I have implemented both of the approaches you
> describe and I am attaching a file that has all 3 approaches.  At this
> point, all 3 approaches work on OS X, Python 2.5 with wx 2.8/2.9.  What I
> most need to to find strenuous test cases that can probe which of these has
> the best performance?  Robert, could you run the Chaco test again with
> approaches 2 and 3 and try tuning the parameters (see the docstrings)?

#2 was pretty good out-of-box. #3 was slightly better than #1 but
still noticeably chunky. Reducing the sleep down to 0.01 instead of
0.05 made things appreciably smooth. I thought I noticed a tiny bit of
chunkiness, but I certainly didn't do a double-blind trial.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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