[sugar] python performance
Mon Sep 10 17:39:15 EDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 14:02 +0100, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 12:53 +0000, Chris Ball wrote:
> > Hi Marco,
> > > We don't, but it would be useful to have one. I think the biggest
> > > priority are in order:
> > > * Browser perfomance especially page scrolling (not related to
> > > python at all but...)
> > > * Activities startup time.
> > Just as a minor point, I'd swap these two in priority. Our activity
> > load time is much more frustrating to me as a user than the web browser
> > render time, possibly because the web browser does incremental reflows.
> > (Which may in fact be the source of the performance problem..)
> I'm not talking much about reflowing here but about page scrolling,
> which is horribly slow on complex web sites, even when the page is fully
> loaded. Both this and startup are pretty critical issues anyway :/
Yes, I believe the reflow algorithms are very much too "eager" for our
I gather there may be some knobs in the code base we can twist.
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