[sugar] perceived sugar performance
Tue Apr 29 14:09:34 EDT 2008
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 7:42 PM, Paul Fox <pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us> wrote:
> tomeu wrote:
> > We cannot presume that _all_ activities will be able to put a window
> > in 0.1-0.5s, and probably don't want all the activity authors to
> > implement something like that.
> > I see as a good thing to improve both feedback and launch performance.
> in the "time i'd have otherwise wasted is free" department, is
> there currently (or planned) a mechanism to always launch
> designated activities (either fixed choices, or choices based on
> recent journal entries) at startup? i.e., if i always want
> Terminal and/or Read running, then it would be good if their
> startup time simply added to the boot time, rather than being
> felt as an additional delay before i'm productive. i'm not a
> fan of "restore session" mechanisms -- i usually want to start
> from a known, fixed, state -- but it might similarly accomplish
> the goal of folding actiivity startup into boot time.
> (forgive me if this feature has been under my nose for some time
> without me noticing it.)
I don't think this feature is planned for any time soon, but you can
easily hack the shell code for adding more activities to start:
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