On Nov 1, 2007, at 11:25 PM, Larry Siebenmann wrote: > [[ A major strength of the compiler for FB-II (or FB-1.xx) > over FB^3 (or FB4) -- at least for me --- was its high > compilation speed. Maybe it's because of my modest hardware, > but I suspect I am not entirely alone in wishing for more > speed to allow more trial and error. ]] I am very surprised to read this. My application used to take minutes to compile in FBII and currently it takes 1.5 seconds despite being many times larger than it used to be. Of course my hardware is quite a bit faster, but still.