[Cado-nfs-discuss] A little light relief

Emmanuel Thomé emmanuel.thome at inria.fr
Tue Sep 3 19:44:41 CEST 2019


Alright, fair enough. :-)
E.

On September 3, 2019 7:07:28 PM Paul Leyland <paul.leyland at gmail.com> wrote:

>> 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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