Re: New Control Centre
- From: JP Rosevear <jpr novell com>
- To: jamie <jamiemcc blueyonder co uk>
- Cc: Federico Mena Quintero <federico ximian com>, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: New Control Centre
- Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 08:29:00 -0500
On Tue, 2007-02-06 at 10:14 +0000, jamie wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-02-05 at 21:19 -0600, Federico Mena Quintero wrote:
> > El mar, 06-02-2007 a las 12:52 +1100, Russell Shaw escribi� >
> > > If profiling has to be done to make a menu faster, it is pretty obvious
> > > the system it is built on is stupidly inefficient and broken, especially
> > > if said menu is slow on a 10 year old pc.
> > Ah, bingo.
> > Almost 10 years ago, when GNOME started, we had like three apps we
> > wanted to put in the menus. So, reading .desktop files from disk didn't
> > seem like a bad idea.
> > Now that we have hundreds of .desktop files, it is not a good idea
> > anymore to have them scattered all around the disk. You are absolutely
> > right; the system it is built on is stupidly inefficient and broken!
> Yes and its fairly easily fixed with tracker once I add .desktop file
> indexing to it
They are already indexed in beagle, so it would be fairly easy to do
this with libbeagle right now, but you'd still have to mimic all the
tree building code with the categorizations in gmenu.
JP Rosevear <jpr novell com>
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