[Etoys] etoys performance problems

Hilaire Fernandes hilaire at ofset.org
Wed Apr 2 09:04:26 EDT 2008

2008/3/27, Yoshiki Ohshima <yoshiki at vpri.org>:
>   Hilaire,
>  > To be accurate, what happen if one drag and drop a jpeg file in an
>  > image, then save a project file, move the project in another computer
>  > without the original jpeg file? Is the jpeg file saved in the .pr zip
>  > file as well?
>   Currently, it forgets the original format and all are treated as the
>  same Form.

So we have clearly an issue there !

>   I contemplated that we can keep the original format, and if it was
>  JPEG, we could even keep the original bytes of JPEG data.  The catch
>  is that if the user painted on the Sketch created from JPEG,
>  determining whether to make sense to store the result in JPEG or not
>  is not trivial.

Indeed not trivial. A simple first helpful boost will that unmodified
image (JPEG, PNG, GIF) to be kept in original format.
It is very likely other users of Squeak will complain about that
problem (pr. file getting big pretty quickly).


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