[maemo-users] UI speed Re: [maemo-users] Re: New software version with VOIP built in - Soon

From: Koen Kooi koen at handhelds.org
Date: Mon Feb 20 14:10:56 EET 2006
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Frantisek Dufka wrote:
> Clemens Eisserer wrote:
>> * Slow application menu performance - you can watch how it comes up
>> and dissapears and how the background of apps is painted new when it
>> dissapears.
>> If you just move the pen up and down on the open menu you see the
>> selection lagging 1-2 entries behind the pen.
> I wonder if all this is because of theming in general or specific
> (default) theme used? The menu has nice border made of few lines maybe
> theming code draws them one by one? Maybe some simple theme without all
> the fancy eye candy can be substantively faster? Or maybe not, who knows.
> I too find the UI responsiveness a bit slow. And application startup is
> a bit slow too. Even older iPAQ 3870 with OPIE was faster (and it was
> slow too comparing to Palm). 2 seconds for Calculator to start on N770
> is not exactly fast.
> Is it GTK or dynamic linker or dbus or launcher?

GPE (dynamically linked GTK+) on the 770 is loads faster than maemo, so
 my guess is that something higher up the stack (hildon stuff) is to blame.



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