[Sugar-devel] UI experiments: pop-up menus and hot corners

Bernie Innocenti bernie at codewiz.org
Mon Jul 5 22:33:09 EDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-07-05 at 17:34 +0100, Gary Martin wrote:

> Just showing the name under the pulsing icon might be a useful extra,
> but ideally the launch time should be as short as possible so might
> look odd briefly flashing up the text (the pulse animation is meant to
> be a transition, just unfortunate that most startups are still more
> than a second or three).

Who would be interested in working on startup optimization?

Besides Tomeu's ongoing work on PyGI, I think we could gain a lot by
shaving off huge modules such as numpy and sharing pre-rendered svg
icons in some memory-mappable cache file.

   // Bernie Innocenti - http://codewiz.org/
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