Re: file open dialog settings?

On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 10:54 +0400, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 01:15:46PM +0100, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
> > On Sat, 2008-09-13 at 12:18 +0400, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
> > > Are there any user-level settings to the file open dialog
> > > to make it faster on large directories?
> > 
> > no. the goal is to make it faster, not provide options to unfuck
> > applications doing stupid things.
> Let me ask directly: is there anyone who is working in this direction now?

it's an ongoing effort. GtkFileChooser is not a simple widget, and
what's hiding is a fairly complicated piece of code.

> Should we form a kind of sponsoring commitee for such an individual? =)

ideally, you'd not want an individual: a lot of people can contribute by
profiling the code and sending patches. it's free software, after all,
and patches are always welcome.


Emmanuele Bassi,

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