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

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Wed Jul 7 05:31:03 EDT 2010

On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 22:00, Mikus Grinbergs <mikus at bga.com> wrote:
>> Activity start-up times are significantly better than they used to be, so no specific bug
>> that I'm aware of, was just hopeful of any opportunities to further improve performance
> It's my impression that activity start-up times are affected by the
> "size" (by that I mean "memory usage") of the activity.  If on the XO-1
> I start up a large activity (e.g., Help, TamTamSynth, etc) for the first
> time, it takes a number of seconds for me to see the activity's own
> screen.  Smaller activities (e.g., Bounce, Arithmetic) seem to start
> more quickly.

The no. 1 factor in python activities is generally the number of
modules imported, which could be seen related to the amount of
functionality it provides. It also implies more memory usage.

Would be interesting to test with newer python releases if it has
improved there.



> mikus

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