Slow "import hippo" and other on web browser activity startup

William Cohen wcohen at
Mon Apr 9 18:58:30 EDT 2007

William Cohen wrote:

> According to the profile the "import hippo" is taking a couple of 
> seconds. I tried it from an interactive python command line and it does 
> seems to take a while (2 or 3 seconds). Why does the import take so long?
> Where is the code for browser_startup, main and present to be found?
> -Will

There are other applications that are importing hippo, so speeding that up will 
also help Read, Write and NewReader activities.


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