[Cado-nfs-discuss] A little light relief

Paul Leyland paul.leyland at gmail.com
Tue Sep 3 19:07:16 CEST 2019


> You seem to surmise that the ETA would decrease linearly. That is not
> true. We want the ETA to converge to the real finish time, and I see
> above no indication that it won't be the case. Having an ETA that is way
> way off at the beginning is totall expected. Indeed, it is computed based
> on a linear fit of the computation progress *thus far*, e.g. with the
> formula:

I suspect that someone doesn't understand British ironic humour.


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