Re: caching (was Re: [Nautilus-list] Re: Help API for GNOME 2.0)

On Sun, Jul 15, 2001 at 05:35:04PM -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 15, 2001 at 02:37:44PM -0600, John Fleck wrote:
> > So are you suggesting a simple rendering of the entire document, or
> > the use of the rootid param to display sub-sections?
>   Well I'm just suggesting you try both and try to see how it
> affects the user experience, then select the solution accordingly.
> I'm just afraid that for small docs, chnking will slow down the
> initial rendering and force the user to click too many times
> before getting to the information. An automatically generated index
> on top of a single flat file may actually be faster to render and
> for the user to get to the informations.

FWIW, the really large LDP docs are all using <book>. Maybe displaying
<article> in a single page and <book> in one page per chapter would be
a good compromise?

Dr. David C. Merrill           
Linux Documentation Project                   david lupercalia net
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