[sugar] Journal view "flips" topmost entries
Thu Aug 14 15:59:04 EDT 2008
But isn't auto-save a main feature of activities? Not just when you close it
or forcefully "keep" it?
2008/8/12 Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org>
> On Mon, 2008-08-11 at 18:12 -0400, Eben Eliason wrote:
> > I'm sure that what you are seeing results from the fact that the
> > Journal defers updating itself until its window is shown, to prevent
> > needless updates from occurring in the background and taking extra CPU
> > cycles. It's unfortunate that the single update that occurs when the
> > Journal is focused has so much latency...this should really be
> > happening so quickly as to be unnoticeable.
> Perhaps we could implement something like this:
> - when journal is inactive (the user switches to another activity),
> the widget that lists all the journal entries is hidden
> - when the journal is activated again, the existing code will update
> the list of journal entries (even though it's hidden)
> - when the update is complete, we show the widget again
> This would result in the journal being blank for a short period of time
> but would avoid the visual flip effect. Maybe that would help?
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