[sugar] notes from the field - Mongolia

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 12:17:36 EDT 2008

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 6:12 PM, Erik Garrison <erik at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 06:05:41PM +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 6:33 PM, Erik Garrison <erik at laptop.org> wrote:
>> > How are we going to rectify the general slowness of our user interface?
>> > It may not be enough to work on the performance problem from within the
>> > existing framework.  How will we know if this is the case?
>> We will spend more time profiling and understanding the system and
>> less in uninformed mailing list discussions.
> My point is that the easiest way to improve the user-perceived
> performance of the system is probably to kill features.
> Profiling is not going to help us see this.  It is merely going to help
> us compare one implementation of the framework to another.

No. Profiling is going to help you understand *what* is slow in the
system and what you need to drop or fix. Right now you are just doing
uninformed guesses, which increase the confusion and doesn't get us
anywhere near to solve Elana problems.


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