[Dev] On Tinderbox perf number presentation
Katie Capps Parlante
capps at osafoundation.org
Thu Sep 29 14:42:37 PDT 2005
+1 to this proposal
If feasible, it would be useful to have an added column that tracks how
the current time compares to the target time for 0.6 release (at least
in the short term).
Alec Flett wrote:
> I know this sounds redundant, but I think it would actually be helpful
> to put "s" next to measurements that are in seconds, and % next to
> percentages.. I mean actually in the table, not just in the header...
> Also, adding a "+" to indicate an increase would help readability.
> Finally, it would be nice if we could reduce the number of digits, I
> forget what its called in scientific notation, but basically that no
> more than 3 digits of information would be shown, so that you could have
> "192s" or "44.2%" or "1.04s"
> I think there isn't necessarily value in knowing that the "median"
> column is the median, or the average, or what - its just the current
> measure... how about just "current" since really what we want to be
> doing is distinguishing it from the 'm5' column?
> m5 | current | change % | change time
> 0.594s | 1.143s | +192% | +0.549s
> 159s | 98s | +62% | -61s
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